18th July

…so a short visit.Agapanthus ‘Double Diamond’ – squat growing and double white flowers Agapanthus ‘Double Diamond’ Agapanthus ‘Double Diamond’ Agapanthus ‘Charlotte’ Agapanthus ‘Charlotte’ Agapanthus ‘Charlotte’ Agapanthus ‘Moonlight Star’ Agapanthus ‘Moonlight…

26th May

…“Canon’s Double” is making a good show with plenty of flowers. Azalea “Canon’s Double” Azalea “Canon’s Double” The double flowered yellow Azalea ‘Narcissiflorum’ is a huge clump overhanging the drive…

17th April

…‘Double Diamond’ Rhododendron johnstoneanum ‘Double Diamond’ Rhododendron johnstoneanum ‘Double Diamond’ The Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ clump below Tin Garden is at its best and, against a blue sky, superb. Perhaps a…

9th May

…not correct. Rhododendron ‘Loderi Pink Diamond’ Rhododendron ‘Loderi Pink Diamond’ Another pleasant yellow royalii hybrid. yellowish royalii hybrid yellowish royalii hybrid Azalea ‘Cannons Double’ is just out. Azalea ‘Cannons Double’…

25th March

…yard before we set out. rare oddments I suddenly spot a really good large Paeony form double red camellia amid the ancient Camellia japonicas outside the back yard. It is…

12th April

…for a red camellia? Some/most flowers are single with large stamens but others are more semi double with stamens and some have no stamens at all and are almost formal,…

4th July

…if much of the pink had faded. Photinia serratifolia ‘Crispy Pink’ Some good new double flowered Osteospermum: ‘Blackberry Shake’ ‘Blackberry Shake’ ‘Double Orange Centre’ ‘Double Orange Centre’ ‘Double Rose’ ‘Double

19th November

…‘Snow Flurry’ – a delicate initially anemone shaped double white seeming fully double when full out. Large flowers for a sasanqua. Camellia ‘Snow Flurry’ Camellia ‘Snow Flurry’ Camellia ‘Snow Flurry’…

28th February

…Petrol House near the pond. double flowered daffodils double flowered daffodils First flowers showing high up on Magnolia ‘Shirraz’. It never used to be anything like as early out as…

23rd February

…‘Dr Burnside’ Camellia ‘Faith’ with rather variable shaped flowers; some more semi-double than others. A 40 year old plant and one of the first camellia groups that I planted beside…