28th December

…spring. Mid-March in fact and only full out there then! Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Aphrodite’ Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Aphrodite’ Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Aphrodite’ Hamamelis mollis – larger sized plants. Hamamelis mollis…

14th March

…colder winter than ours. Hamamelis (mollis) brevipetala Hamamelis (mollis) brevipetala Hamamelis (mollis) brevipetala Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Aphrodite’ Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Aphrodite’ corylopsis on Rookery Path Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Rubin’ Hamamelis

13th September

…Stachyurus praecox One forgets how good the Hamamelis autumn colour can be too. Here Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Arnold Promise’. Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Arnold Promise’ Also Hamamelis vernalis ‘Sandra’. This is…

14th December

…still with flower in a tunnel. Solarium jasminum ‘Album’ Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Jelena’ just out. Other varieties still to show colour. Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Jelena’ Schizostylis coccinea ‘Major’ still with…

8th January

…(first year grafts) in the nursery of Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Aurora’ with yellow flowers at first turning bronzy-yellow. Larger plants still to show colour. Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Aurora’ Hamamelis x…

19th January

…Rho var sutchuenense hybrids, a good many Camellias but no Reticulata – Hamamelis good, also mucronulatum. 1947 – CW Hamamelis very good. Pink heath well out and some white, Camellia…

7th January

…not quite over on May 12th), then on the wall new planting C speciosa, latest of all, Hamamelis are better than ever. 1930 – JCW Late year C speciosa nice…

5th January

…of the hybrids, Olieifera nearly over. Nearly 100 Lapageria. Hamamelis and Rho mucronulatum very good, moupinense showing colour, several Sutchuenense hybrids coming out and an odd Blood Red. Very mild…

29th December

…out in several places. 1947 – CW Mucronulatum and Nobleanum out also 3 or 4 of the Sutchuenense hybrids, bits of Yellow Hammer and Golden Oriole and Moupinense. Hamamelis only…

3rd January

…stops mid morning. 2001 – FJW Still raining! 1933 – JCW Very little in flower, exception 8 Hamamelis mollis. Camellia speciosa, the early form, is very good. 1929 – JCW…