24th April

…The reddish one I discover is ‘Salmon Pink Cushion’ and the pinker one is ‘Gerards Salmon’. Well worth propagating now! Azalea ‘Salmon Pink Cushion’ Azalea ‘Salmon Pink Cushion’ Azalea ‘Gerards…

7th April

…one. Azalea ‘Gerard’s Salmon’ Azalea ‘Gerard’s Salmon’ Azalea ‘Gerard’s Salmon’ This Metrosideros which has been grown on lovingly in the greenhouse for years is destined to try its luck against…

5th July

…Lots more flowers to come and nice scent close up. The flowers hang down and are a bit hidden. Philadelphus maculatus ‘Mexican Jewel’ Philadelphus maculatus ‘Mexican Jewel’ Philadelphus maculatus ‘Mexican…

30th April

…Wisteria Wisteria Surprising how many camellias still have decent flowers on the last day of April: ‘Nuccio’s Jewel’ ‘Nuccio’s Jewel’ ‘Primavera’ ‘Primavera’ ‘Matterhorn’ ‘Matterhorn’ ‘Ruby Wedding’ ‘Ruby Wedding’ ‘Drama Girl’…

20th April

…from Glendoick. Azalea ‘Salmon Pink’ Azalea ‘Salmon Pink’ Planted only last year but now five flowers on Magnolia ‘Honeybelle’. Quite a nice shape as it opens but small, fading to…

30th July

…garden.Lobelia ‘Fan Salmon’ is a pleasant pink with dark brown leaves like the popular Lobelia ‘Queen Victoria’. Lobelia ‘Fan Salmon’ Lobelia ‘Fan Salmon’ Rudbeckia ‘Tiger Eye Gold’ is a lowish…

24th August

…or foliage:Tricyrtus hirta Tricyrtus hirta Kniphofia ‘Ice Queen’ Kniphofia ‘Ice Queen’ Rehmannia elata Rehmannia elata Echinacea ‘Green Jewel’ Echinacea ‘Green Jewel’ Imperata ‘Red Baron’ Imperata ‘Red Baron’ Jaimie has decided…

26th March

…for Asia to propagate. Camellia reticulata ‘Larry Piet’ Camellia reticulata ‘Larry Piet’ As is Camellia ‘Nuccio’s Jewel’ of which we have three decent plants above the greenhouse. Some earlier frost…

27th March

Jewel’ is just coming out. A good new thing to propagate. Camellia ‘Nuccios Jewel’ A white Rhododendron calophytum seedling just showing. Not quite true to name really but good enough…

26th April

…is therefore: C. speciosa ‘Umbilicata’ – Slip Rail (deep salmon-pink and very early into flower with last year’s quinces still on the tree) C. japonica – Crinodendron Hedge C. cathayensis…