18th May

…best. Rhododendron loderi ‘Venus’ next door to it nowhere near out. Rhododendron ‘Lem’s Monarch’ Rhododendron ‘Lem’s Monarch’ Magnolia sieboldii ‘Genesis’ x Magnolia virginiana nearly out. An odd cross but improving….

25th May

…Here it is in its full splendour by Georges Hut looking exactly as behind the sales point at the show. Rhododendron “Lem’s Monarch” Rhododendron “Lem’s Monarch” Rhododendron “Lem’s Monarch” Calycanthus…

4th June

…absolutely superb but will need plenty of room. Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Magnolia sieboldii Another larger Magnolia sieboldii much as yesterday. Rhododendron griersonianum An original…

17th May

…Rhododendron loderi ‘Lems Monarch’ is however a possibility. Rhododendron loderi ‘Lems Monarch’ Rhododendron loderi ‘Lems Monarch’ Laburnocytisus ‘Adamii’ is another possible starter although I loathe is (even in the mist…

26th May

…individual flowers fade as it opens fully. Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Rhododendron loderi ‘Venus’ is out beside it but rather a shy flowerer here with flowers hidden away…

29th May

…‘Pauls Scarlet’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Pauls Scarlet’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ at its very best. Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Flower buds appearing on Magnolia ‘Blue Opal’. Smaller but even bluer…

12th May

…‘Coccinea Grandiflora’ First flower is out on Rhododendron ‘Lem’s Monarch’. Rhododendron ‘Lem’s Monarch’ You can see the size properly here of Michelia x foggii ‘Allspice’. 20-25ft. Michelia x foggii ‘Allspice’…

22nd May

…good bit of layering on Rhododendron ‘Lem’s Monarch’ which we turned into a 10 minute topical tips film for the Burncoose website. Then a vlog of five rhodos for the…

28th May

…on a hedge that has not been cut back for 40 years. Quite a bit of space here for new planting next spring. laurel hedge laurel hedge Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’…

29th March

…open, shilsonii going back. Our show is 8 days off. P Mary well out, Monarch hardly. 1905 – JCW Weardale, Monarch, Firebrand and White Lady are well out, also a…