30th April

…as does its parent. Rhododendron ‘Bow Bells’ Rhododendron ‘Bow Bells’ Rhododendron ‘Bow Bells’ Azalea ‘Melford Lemon’ looking stunning today. I have never taken in this clump before. Azalea ‘Crosswater Red’…

28th July

…our Abutilon ‘Ashford Red’ and taller growing. About 10-12ft tall here and free standing in shelter. Abutilon ‘Red Bells’ Abutilon ‘Red Bells’ Abutilon ‘Red Bells’ 2015 – CHW Went in…

26th April

…showing. A dwarf variety with huge flowers. Rhododendron ‘Bow Bells’ AGM Rhododendron ‘Bow Bells’ AGM Rhododendron xichangense is a rare new introduction. Tiny plant but not a bad flower. Rhododendron…

8th May

…named. Only the slightest ‘recurve’ on the base of the bells. Enkianthus cernuus recurvus Enkianthus cernuus recurvus Rhododendron ‘Nancy Evans’ just out with a nice colour contrast. Rhododendron ‘Nancy Evans’…

17th September

…Queen’ Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Secondary flowers on young Rhododendron ‘Bow Bells’ are a pleasant surprise in the sunlight. Rhododendron ‘Bow Bells’ Rhododendron ‘Bow Bells’ Ternstroemia gymnanthera has…

6th January

…ruscifolia Salvia confertiflora Cornus sanguinea ‘Winter Beauty’ looking spectacular. As good as ‘Winter Fire’? Viburnum x bodnantense ‘Dawn’ Camellia ‘Jingle Bells’ Camellia ‘Little Bit’ Camellia ‘Rusticana’ Ilex x altaclarensis ‘Golden…

14th November

…the fire there is a single secondary and very pale flower on a Rhododendron ‘Bow Bells’ planted only 18 months ago. Rhododendron ‘Bow Bells’ The seeds are now ripe on…

2nd November

…campanulatus ‘Venus’ Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Victoria’ – the remaining small leaves are yellow. Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Victoria’ Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Red Bells’ has little colour left. Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Red Bells’ But Enkianthus campanulatus…

14th May

…the true Enkianthus cernuus rubens. Much larger bells and trusses than on the original Chinese plants in the Auklandii Garden but the anthers and stamens do protrude below the bottom…

11th May

…there is little doubt that ‘Vesta’ is the best today. Enkianthus ‘Vesta’ has long racemens of bell-shaped red flowers. The four plants we looked at were laden to the brim…