6th January

…just a couple of flowers on two separate plants. I would call this very early for any Mathotiana. Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia x…

24th March

Dance, ran Burncoose Gardens for 42 years until his retirement in about 2002. Monica’s son, Steve Dance, was born at Burncoose Lodge and currently runs the Burncoose office. Her coffin…

31st December

…in bloom by Christmas. Note the red flowered ‘sport’ on Monica. Camellia Monica Dance Camellia Monica Dance Strange, is it not, that the camellias are sticking to their mild weather…

11th February

…‘Roseum’ Helleborus ‘Cheryl’s Shine’ Helleborus ‘Cheryl’s Shine’ Helleborus ‘Penny’s Pink’ Helleborus ‘Emma’ Helleborus ‘Molly’s White’ Helleborus ‘Molly’s White’ Helleborus ‘Moondance’ – gorgeous leaves. Helleborus ‘Moondance’ Helleborus ‘Moondance’ Helleborus ‘Moondance’ Pulmonaria…

17th January

…fallen flowers on the path as a results of the strong winds. Camellia x williamsii ‘Beatrice Michael’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Beatrice Michael’ 2022 – CHW First solitary flower on Camellia…

31st January

…‘Apollo’ Camellia ‘Monica Dance’ – with nice stripes in the petals Camellia ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia ‘Monica Dance’ A compact growing single red japonica of unknown name A compact growing single…

6th July

…few new things which would be welcome additions to next year’s catalogue. I need to convey them to Clare.Carex morrowii ‘Ice Dance’ Carex morrowii ‘Ice Dance’ Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Party Lights’…

22nd November

Ice’). Prunus ‘Matsumae-fuki’ (‘Chocolate Ice’) Prunus ‘Matsumae-fuki’ (‘Chocolate Ice’) Prunus ‘Matsumae-fuki’ (‘Chocolate Ice’) Prunus ‘Ichiyo’ (‘Pink Champagne’). Prunus ‘Ichiyo’ (‘Pink Champagne’) Prunus ‘Ichiyo’ (‘Pink Champagne’) Prunus ‘Ichiyo’ (‘Pink Champagne’) Prunus…

24th January

…Rover windscreen! Range Rover windscreen! Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Jobson’ now full out. Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Jobson’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ coming out properly. Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica…

16th March

…before. Carpinus japonica Carpinus japonica Three new camellias to admire (and then propagate):-Camellia “Fire ‘n’ Ice” Camellia “Fire ‘n’ Ice” Camellia “Fire ‘n’ Ice” Camellia ‘Free Spirit’ Camellia ‘Free Spirit’…