4th March

Auklandii Garden is at its very best. Magnolia ‘F J Williams’ Magnolia ‘F J Williams’ Magnolia ‘F J Williams’ Magnolia ‘F J Williams’ Magnolia ‘F J Williams’ Camellia reticulata ‘Captain…

25th February

CAMELLIA ‘Mary Williams’ Camellia reticulata clump below Donkey Shoe almost over. Camellia reticulata came to Caerhays as a Forrest introduction in 1924. In 1928 eight were planted out and a…

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or read ‘Caerhays Castle’ by Charles Williams published by Pasticcio in 2011. CHW 2015- Charles H Williams Charles the current owner and curator of Caerhays Gardens and lives in the…

23rd February

reticulata ‘Arch of Triumph’ Camellia reticulata ‘Arch of Triumph’ Camellia reticulata ‘Arch of Triumph’ Camellia reticulata ‘Arch of Triumph’ Camellia xylocarpa which has huge seed pods. Tom collected this in…

21st December

look closely and loads of bud to come. Fuchsia exorticatica Fuchsia exorticatica Fuchsia exorticatica Passiflora caerulea ‘Constance Elliot’ still to come out. Passiflora caerulea ‘Constance Elliot’ Symphiocarpus albus with a…

23rd March

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2019 – CHW First flowers on Rhododendron impeditum ‘JC Williams’. Rhododendron impeditum ‘JC Williams’ Rhododendron…

8th March

Levan and the editor of the Western Morning News have a wry chuckle. 2015 – CHW CAMELLIA ‘Lulu Belle’ CAMELLIA ‘Pink Icicle’ CAMELLIA ‘Mary Costa’ Browned ‘Mary Costa’ Too overcast…

26th April

williamsianum Rhododendron williamsianum x campylogynum doing well as replacements for the huge clump which once grew opposite here. Rhododendron williamsianum x campylogynum Rhododendron williamsianum x campylogynum Rhododendron williamsianum x campylogynum…

6th December

‘George Blandford’. Camellia x williamsii ‘JC Williams’ Camellia x williamsii ‘JC Williams’ The Ginkgo biloba autumn colour which was so splendid in the sun last year has been blown away…

16th March

Podocarpus totara Litsea japonica with much larger leaves than ours. Litsea japonica Litsea japonica Sarcococca wallichii with black fruits still. Sarcococca wallichii Sarcococca wallichii Camellia ‘Spring Mist’ was delicate and…