4th July

…as this year. The tree is 20ft plus tall and every twig has a cluster of lobster claw flowers. Lomatia ferruginea Lomatia ferruginea Lomatia ferruginea Lomatia ferruginea Ligustrum confusum is…

2nd July

Lomatia ferruginea Lomatia ferruginea Lomatia ferruginea Neolitsea aff. polycarpa was simply too tall to stand upright when we planted it out this spring. So we simply chopped off 6ft and…

11th November

…seed. Lomatia ferruginea Lomatia ferruginea Autumnal views over Hovel Cart Road towards Old Park. Autumnal views Autumnal views Styrax formosanus var formosanus is as laden with seeds as it was…

5th January

…Hampton Court flower show so well worth propagating for sale there. Lomatia ferruginea Lomatia ferruginea Rhododendron hookeri with the ‘barbs’ on the petioles clearly showing beside the new flower buds….

RHS Savill Garden Pictures 2018

…wisteria wisteria wisteria Lomatia hirsuta from Chile and Argentina had survived the cold against a wall facing west Lomatia hirsuta Rhododendron ‘Psyche’ Rhododendron ‘Psyche’ Rhododendron ‘Psyche’ Camellia ‘E T R…

1st July

…Rhus typhina ‘Tiger Eyes’ Rhus typhina ‘Tiger Eyes’ Itoa orientalis Itoa orientalis Lomatia tinctoria Lomatia tinctoria The stand is in memory of David Knuckey and his achievements as one of…

3rd September

…very wet afternoon so the pictures are dreadful. Harry is not fazed by the rain. Copious fruit on Cornus kousa ‘Gold Star’. Very good indeed. Cornus kousa ‘Gold Star’ Lomatia

16th March

…siderophyllum A frog sunning itself under a Lomatia bush. frog Podocarpus totara is a 200 year old tree with an enormous trunk. Podocarpus totara Podocarpus totara Litsea japonica with much…