22nd October

…x williamsii ‘November Pink’ Camellia x williamsii ‘November Pink’ Amazing colours on Lagerstroemia limii which was a gift from James Garnett at Nantes botanical garden. Lagerstroemia limii Lagerstroemia limii Lagerstroemia

27th July

…in this dry summer than I have ever seen it perform before. Nice contrast between the pink flowers and the dark leaves. Lagerstroemia indica ‘Rhapsody in Pink’ Lagerstroemia indica ‘Rhapsody…

10th August

…this year. Lagerstroemia indica ‘Red Emperor’ Lagerstroemia indica ‘Red Emperor’ Passiflora edulis with a couple of fruits forming for the same reason. What colour will they end up? Interesting to…

6th July

…was a gift from Nantes Parks. Lagerstroemia limii Lagerstroemia limii The evergreen Cornus augustata ‘Empress of China’ has really perked up after repotting. Cornus augustata ‘Empress of China’ Surprising to…

20th November

…Azalea ‘Kirin’ Lagerstroemia indica ‘Rhapsody in Pink’ living up to its name. Lagerstroemia indica ‘Rhapsody in Pink’ Lagerstroemia indica ‘Rhapsody in Pink’ Cornus florida ‘Daybreak’ with a wonderful mix of…

5th June

…Garnett and the botanic garden in Nantes: Lagerstroemia limii Lagerstroemia limii Mallotus japonicus Mallotus japonicus The Mallotus is a small tree which I have admired in flower and in new…

23rd October

…stunning too. Quercus coccinea Lagerstroemia indica ‘Red Emperor’ Lagerstroemia indica ‘Red Emperor’ Fothergilla intermedia ‘Blue Shadow’ Fothergilla intermedia ‘Blue Shadow’ Fothergilla intermedia ‘Blue Shadow’ 2019 – CHW The Tetrapanax papyrifer…

26th September

…but well worth it. Calliandra surinamensis Grevillea ‘New Blood’ which was a new introduction for us a couple of years ago is a splendid red. Grevillea ‘New Blood’ Lagerstroemia indica…