5th May

…than this. Halesia macgregori Michelia x foggii ‘Jack Fogg’ has made a good show above Crinodendron Hedge. Michelia x foggii ‘Jack Fogg’ Michelia x foggii ‘Jack Fogg’ Michelia x foggii…

21st March

…purple. Magnolia ‘March-Till-Frost’ Magnolia ‘March-Till-Frost’ The nearly pure white form of Camellia reticulata is an excellent plant. Camellia reticulata Camellia reticulata A flower bud already (four to six weeks early)…

29th March

…putting on new growth. Frost damage to callistemon Rhododendron burmanicum full out. Larger flowers than you would get outside. Rhododendron burmanicum Rhododendron burmanicum Dicksonia squarrosa hard hit by frost. Will…

26th December

…Solanum jasminoides very good. R nobleanum fair. No frost marks on the wall. Geraniums uncut. 1909 – JCW A lot of frost in Nov and Dec, nothing much shows, but…

11th March

…degrees of frost. 1931 – JCW We had a frost last night which cleared the best lot of bloom we ever had on Rhodo’s on this day in March. 1928…

1st April

…from upright. No sign of frost damage. Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia kobus ‘White Elegance’ has some frost damage but most of the buds are…

9th March

…Much more frost damage to the magnolias than yesterday after a second night’s frost of -4.8°C (at the Hovel). It has crept further up into the garden but still has…

2nd January

…growth in a more sheltered area than the two others here. Frost has not damaged the new growth. Pseudocydonia sinensis Azalea ‘Kirin’ badly frosted. These are, I think, secondary flowers…

1st January

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2021 – CHW Real frost again on New Year’s Day. Big leafed rhododendrons expressing their…

28th January

…Digger to remove stumps delayed by the wet ground. Masses of bud on Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ but no sign of movement as yet. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ The badly frosted clump…