8th February

…Camellia ‘Mary Costa’ Camellia ‘Mary Costa’ Camellia ‘Mary Costa’ Prunus ‘Kursar’ in Kennel Close Prunus ‘Kursar’ Prunus ‘Kursar’ Prunus ‘Kursar’ Very attractive new growth, not seen before by me anyway,…

2nd February

…away in Prunus subhirtella ‘Autumnalis’. Prunus subhirtella ‘Autumnalis’ Another Prunus ‘Kursar’ coming nicely into flower below the tower. Prunus ‘Kursar’ Prunus ‘Kursar’ Six-hundred 3L laurels have just been delivered for…

31st January

…What a delight these early cherries are! Prunus ‘Kursar’ Prunus ‘Kursar’ 2019 – CHW A fine sunny day just above freezing but warm weather follows next week. I am told…

12th March

…‘Chink’ is now coming out perfectly well with no frost damage. Rhododendron ‘Chink’ Rhododendron ‘Chink’ Prunus ‘Kursar’ has come through the cold undamaged. Prunus ‘Kursar’ As has another Prunus ‘Okame’…

25th February

…Sayler’ – slightly better than I thought last year. Who was she? Not in my reference books? Magnolia ‘Laura Sayler’ Prunus ‘Kursar’ – an exceptional hybrid for this time of…

18th January

…first clump to flower here. ‘King Alfred’ daffodils But Prunus ‘Kursar’ is only just showing colour. Prunus ‘Kursar’ 2019 – CHW Magnolia zenii now full out. Magnolia zenii 2018 –…

26th March

…Prunus ‘Collingwood Ingram’ flowering for the first time here. A seedling of Prunus kursar but with much darker flowers. Raised in Belgium in 1979 and named in honour of Captain…

10th February

…As is Prunus x incam ‘Okame’. Is ‘Okame’ better than Prunus ‘Kursar’? Not much in it today I think. Both excellent. Prunus x incam ‘Okame’ Camellia cuspidata already fully out….