23rd May

…have to interpret. Rhododendron hybrids Rhododendron hybrids Rhododendron hybrids Rhododendron hybrids Rhododendron hybrids Rhododendron hybrids I had forgotten that there is a decent paulownia in the corner of Penvergate. Paulownia…

28th February

…the true species which still thrives in the Auklandii Garden. Narcissus cyclamineus seedlings and hybrids Narcissus cyclamineus seedlings and hybrids Narcissus cyclamineus seedlings and hybrids Narcissus cyclamineus seedlings and hybrids

5th March

…praecox nearly over. Some Sutchuenense are good, more Calophytums, Magnolia kobus one is well open, Magnolia denudata Wilson never better, Barbatums good, Rhodo red hybrids good, Sutchuenense hybrids in Beech…

4th May

…well worth a proper name with its pink edging. rhododendron hybrids rhododendron hybrids New leaves emerging on Juglans ailanthifolia. Attractive. They will become huge (one meter long). Juglans ailanthifolia Sorbus…

10th April

…Picea bicolor var. acicularis Picea bicolor var. acicularis Rhododendron burmanicum just out. The parent of many yellow hybrids. Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ absolutely full out. The flowers crowd out the…

16th February

…the last two years also. Quite a miss! rhododendron hybrids rhododendron hybrids rhododendron hybrids rhododendron hybrids 2016 – CHW Finally a night of some not very severe frost but enough…

10th May

…The Wilsonii are in flower, some very nice Azaleas about. Kingsbridge hybrids good. Things belonging to rhodo’s are on the wane. 1926 – JCW Auklandii and Arboreum hybrids are all…

6th March

…Another group of my father’s hybrids Another group of my father’s hybrids The group of five are all different and one has a hint of pink. They may be a…

19th April

…ones (red) further along opposite the big tree fern. FJW’s azalea hybrids FJW’s azalea hybrids FJW’s azalea hybrids Staphylea ‘Elegans’ coming nicely into flower in the strong east wind today…

22nd March

…any Magnolias, Camellia hybrids not nearly at their best and only Mary reticulata out. Blood reds and Rireii beginning to be good, also Sutchuenense hybrids. Not 100 flowers out in…