24th April

…floccigeum Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’. We must layer this plant! Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’ Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’ Rhododendron ‘Hotei’ now full out. Rhododendron ‘Hotei’ Rhododendron tanastyllum with one flower….

31st March

…and a huge red. Camellia ‘Kramers Supreme’ Camellia ‘Kramers Supreme’ Camellia ‘Kimberley’ is delicate and has interesting centres. I must compare this to ‘Anemonaeflora’. Camellia ‘Kimberley’ Camellia ‘Kimberley’ Magnolia ‘Pickards…

14th April

…as they just emerge from the very black buds and ahead of the leaves. Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’ An…

13th May

…Planted the two lots in about 1980 and 1991. The former now relieved of the laurel hedge is flourishing. Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’ Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’ Rhododendron ‘Beauty of…

12th April

…have become casualties along the way. Camellia reticulata ‘Lasca Beauty’ is quite well known. Camellia reticulata ‘Lasca Beauty’ Camellia reticulata ‘Simpatica’ is not. Camellia reticulata ‘Simpatica’ Camellia reticulata ‘Simpatica’ Camellia…

13th February

…bholua ‘Limpsfield’ Daphne bholua ‘Limpsfield’ Daphne bholua ‘Gurka’ Daphne bholua ‘Gurka’ Daphne bholua ‘Gurka’ Daphne bholua ‘Spring Beauty’ Daphne bholua ‘Spring Beauty’ Daphne bholua ‘Spring Beauty’ Daphne bholua ‘Spring Beauty’…

4th May

…Close but ended up simply admiring the sheer variation and beauty of rhododendrons. Rhododendron ‘Titness Park’ which is one of the parents of yesterday’s hybrid. Rhododendron ‘Titness Park’ Magnolia ‘Genie’…

30th January

…‘Spring Beauty’ Daphne bholua ‘Spring Beauty’ Daphne bholua ‘Peter Smithers’ Daphne bholua ‘Peter Smithers’ Daphne bholua ‘Peter Smithers’ Daphne bholua ‘Perfume Princess’ Daphne bholua ‘Perfume Princess’ Daphne bholua ‘Perfume Princess’…

7th June

…Eremurus ‘White Beauty Favourite’ Eremurus ‘White Beauty Favourite’ Wisteria floribunda ‘Alba’. Flowering with the leaves. Wisteria floribunda ‘Alba’ Gillenia trifoliata in full flower. New to the Burncoose catalogue this year….

12th February

…Erica x darleyensis ‘Phoebe’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Phoebe’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Phoebe’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Kramer’s Red’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Kramer’s Red’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Kramer’s Red’ Erica carnea ‘Winter…