16th July

…correctness again of course but total ignorance, vandalism and worse in reality. crocosmia variety crocosmia variety crocosmia variety crocosmia variety 2016 – CHW The five Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ planted on…

26th April

…Rhododendron ‘Damaris’ Rhododendron ‘Damaris’ A Rhododendron arboreum variety or hybrid with distinct spotting in the trumpets. One survivor from a large clump planted here 20 years ago. Rhododendron arboreum variety

27th May

…Ghent azalea variety late flowering Ghent azalea variety I thought I had seen enough Primula helodoxa on our Chelsea stand but there is now a good show outside my study…

16th June

…stock garden and I cannot see much difference with Carpenteria ‘Bodnant’ or Carpenteria ‘Elizabeth’ really. Flower size a bit and perhaps hardiness? Carpenteria californica ‘Ladhams Variety’ Carpenteria californica ‘Ladhams Variety’…

14th April

…‘Patriot’ Magnolia ‘Sunsation’ just out too at the very top. This is a x brooklynensis hybrid or variety too. Magnolia ‘Sunsation’ Phillyrea angustifolia full out in flower. This has become…

1st May

variety called ‘Showy Lantern’ out for the first time. A clump of three plants above the greenhouse. Very good! Enkianthus campanulatus variety called ‘Showy Lantern’ Enkianthus campanulatus variety called ‘Showy…

30th March

…the Isle of Wight but I am now, in enforced isolation, tackling the final batch of 120 to 150 care articles for every genus or species/variety of plant which Burncoose…

13th November

…palmatum variety Acer palmatum variety 2017 – CHW Vandalism on the bridge over the River Luney outside the Bottom Lodge. Clearly someone objected to the no parking sign on this…

15th August

…pot in the nursery. Aconitum ‘Sparks Variety’ Aconitum ‘Sparks Variety’ 2018 – CHW Sorbus wilsoniana with three clusters of berries ripening away on a young plant planted only in 2013….

16th August

…‘Spark’s Variety’ is splendid in mid-August. Aconitum ‘Spark’s Variety’ Aconitum ‘Spark’s Variety’ The Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’ just coming out above the pond. Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’ Lilies in…