25th March

…of crimson in the inner tepals and on the outer tepals only in bud. It seems to fade as they open. Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’ Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’ Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’…

9th April

…Azalea ‘Hino Crimson’ Azalea ‘Hino Crimson’ Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron macabeanum Pieris ‘White Pearl’ Pieris ‘White Pearl’ If you want to see other nice things at the show click here. 2018…

12th April

…had been good. Hardly looks like a reticulata. Camellia reticulata ‘Pink Dahlia’ Camellia reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ Camellia reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ Camellia reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ Camellia reticulata ‘Interval’ Camellia reticulata ‘Interval’…

24th April

…and daffodils. Malus ‘Royalty’ and daffodils Malus ‘Louisa’. Malus ‘Louisa’ Malus ‘Pink Glow’. Malus ‘Pink Glow’ Malus ‘Crimson Cascade’. Malus ‘Crimson Cascade’ Malus ‘Crimson Cascade’ Malus ‘Paul Hauber’. Malus ‘Paul…

8th November

…‘Marie Steiner’. Camellia sasanqua ‘Marie Steiner’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Marie Steiner’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Crimson King’. Camellia sasanqua ‘Crimson King’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Loder’s Borde Hill Form’. Camellia sasanqua ‘Loder’s Borde Hill Form’…

27th April

…rather more established and starting to cascade nicely although it was slow to establish. Malus x purpurea ‘Crimson Cascade’ Malus x purpurea ‘Crimson Cascade’ Malus x purpurea ‘Crimson Cascade’ Magnolia…

15th May

…laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ Ceanothus thrysiflorus ‘Snow Showers’ making good headway in the Isla Rose Plantation. Ceanothus thrysiflorus ‘Snow Showers’ Ceanothus thrysiflorus ‘Snow…

10th March

…(Magnolia soulangeana ‘Lennei Alba’ x Magnolia x veitchii) – Gresham Hybrid Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’ Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’ Magnolia ‘Eleanor May’ (Magnolia mollicomata ‘Lanarth’ x Magnolia x soulangeana) Magnolia ‘Eleanor May’…

29th May

…Azalea ‘Rosebud’ Azalea ‘Rosebud’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ as good as ever in the Isla Rose Plantation. Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ Aesculus x mutabilis ‘Induta’ had…

11th April

…Stipple’ unexciting and not very ‘crimson’ at all. Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’ Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’ Magnolia amoena was a rather better form than the one on the drive at Burncoose. Most…