4th February

…from the plant which is now about 20ft high. Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ A young plant of Camellia japonica…

21st February

…flowers. Camellia ‘Can Can’ Camellia ‘Can Can’ Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ in shade. A somewhat sparse flowerer here. Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ Is…

26th December

…‘John Pickthorn’ with a flower or two in the frames. Part of the soon to be planted FJW memorial garden at Tin Garden. Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ Likewise a…

22nd May

…Guy Hands Gemma Arterton & John Hill Gemma Arterton & protea ‘Little Prince’ John Hill from Burncoose Nurseries, Gemma Arterton, Gabby Evans from the Prince’s Trust Enterprise Programme, Charles Williams…

24th February

…outside the front door Two wonderful vases of flowers outside the front door A nice arrangement of camellias in the hall too. camellias in the hall John and Isla Rose…

28th February

…heavy fall of snow. 1961 – FJW R.H.S stand – pink crino hedge, Robusta, John Pickthorn and Caerhays Pink showed up best. Giganteum, Mallotum, Thomsonii did not show well. Philip…

April 2018 Irish trip (Day 4)

…of the flowers. Rhododendron thompsonii Rhododendron thompsonii Camellia reticulata ‘John Hunt’ with the largest flower of any camellia I have ever seen. Here with Michael. Camellia reticulata ‘John Hunt’ Camellia…

2nd January

…Picked flower from Mary Williams. Tackled Russatum in Rockery, 2 poor yellow behind Pink Campbellii. Absurdly early year. Very pleased with John Pickthorn. Some very good flowers on Maddenii hybrids…

15th January

…of Phyllostachys nigra with very dark canes. The original and huge (despite being cut down 20 to 25 years ago) Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ just coming out. The buds…

17th January

…the sun. Just one flower out so far. Camellia x williamsii ‘John Pickthorn’ shows the flower shape clearly. Deer have nibbled the leaves on our best Quercus insignis. First flowering…