27th February

…T Dees’ Camellia ‘Holly Bright’ extraordinary holly-like leaves! Camellia ‘Holly Bright’ Camellia ‘Holly Bright’ Camellia ‘Holly Bright’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Christmas Daffodil’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Christmas Daffodil’ Camellia x williamsii…

7th May

…had been grown from a Caerhays scion. Magnolia ‘Judy Zuk’ Magnolia ‘Judy Zuk’ Magnolia ‘Judy Zuk’ Magnolia ‘Phelan Bright’ Magnolia ‘Phelan Bright’ The best thing today at Wisley were the…

24th March

…excellent magnolia which I think they bred and named although not in Jim Gardiner’s magnolia book? Who was Phelan Bright? Magnolia ‘Phelan Bright’ Magnolia ‘Phelan Bright’ 2018 – CHW A…

26th March

…‘Phelan Bright’ Magnolia ‘Phelan Bright’ Magnolia pseudokobus ‘Kubushi-modoki’ is just opening and the flowers will open out flat which is the great attribute of this Japanese magnolia. So far it…

30th March

…their last flowers destroyed in hailstorms two weeks ago. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ A troika of tiny flowered Camellia ‘Coral Bright’, ‘Fairy Blush’ and ‘Fairy Wand’. Camellia ‘Coral Bright’, ‘Fairy Blush’…

29th May

…brought some of his holly species for us to admire.Ilex rubra from Mexico. Ilex rubra Ilex rubra Ilex rubra Ilex yunnanensis var. parvifolia – not very holly like flowers or…

8th April

Bright’ Magnolia ‘Phelan Bright’ Malus hupehensis which has died out at Caerhays. Malus hupehensis Malus hupehensis Cornus nuttallii ‘Pink Blush’ with little pink but a choice plant which we ought…

23rd February

…latifolia Ilex latifolia Holly berries (Ilex aquifolium) in Forty Acres have survived the winter uneaten. Quite unusual. Holly berries (Ilex aquifolium) Holly berries (Ilex aquifolium) You should never leave an…

10th October

…added to the muddle.Bean mentions seven Ilex cytura growing as a clump at Trewithen. I need to get to see these. Originally this holly was called Ilex forrestii and also…

8th October

…of fastigiate holly which has yellowish new growth. Here with its first crop of berries that I have seen anyway. Planted 2008. Taxus baccata ‘Standishii’ Myrtus ugni loaded with nearly…