27th April

…yesterday.Kalmia polifolia ‘Newfoundland’ has a dwarfish spreading shape and many delicate rose-pink flowers. A welcome new addition to the kalmia offering and early flowering for a kalmia. Kalmia polifolia ‘Newfoundland’…

31st May

…one to me. Eucryphia x nymansensis ‘Nymans Silver’ Kalmia latifolia ‘Snowdrift’ – pure white and very new to Burncoose. Canadian bred I believe. Kalmia latifolia ‘Snowdrift’ Arundo donax ‘Golden Chain’…

4th August

…to come out is Hoheria glabrata hidden away by the castanopsis. The flower clusters resemble the shape of a (pendant) kalmia in bud. The tree (12-15ft) at Burncoose is ancient…

21st June

…in the A.G. – others not. Tropaeolum speciosum, Eucryphia intermedia (above Orchid House), Styrax wilsoni, Cornus cuspidata, kousa and walteri, Kalmia, Euonymus wilsonii, Styrax japonica (at its best) ditto Magnolia…

4th February

…plants now overgrown by the Kalmia latifolia. Rhododendron ‘Seta’ Wonderful young clump (three plants) nearby of the pink form of Rhododendron ‘Bo-Peep’. Is the pink better than the yellow form?…