16th June

…‘Bodnant’ or Carpenteria ‘Elizabeth’ really. Flower size a bit and perhaps hardiness? Carpenteria californica ‘Ladhams Variety’ Carpenteria californica ‘Ladhams Variety’ Iris siberica ‘Butter and Sugar’ is quite nice but a…

16th July

…of course but total ignorance, vandalism and worse in reality. crocosmia variety crocosmia variety crocosmia variety crocosmia variety 2016 – CHW The five Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ planted on the bank…

26th April

…from a large clump planted here 20 years ago. Rhododendron arboreum variety Rhododendron arboreum variety Rhododendron arboreum variety Enkianthus serrulatus now full out. Enkianthus serrulatus Primroses have seeded into the…

30th November

…red colours as the flowers fade. Camellia ‘Takanini’ Camellia ‘Takanini’ Rare to find a swelling seed head on a Magnolia grandiflora variety. Magnolia grandiflora variety Still half decent flowers on…

27th May

…azalea variety late flowering Ghent azalea variety I thought I had seen enough Primula helodoxa on our Chelsea stand but there is now a good show outside my study window….

1st April

…that different. Plenty of cutting material here already. Camellia reticulata ‘Larry Piet’ Camellia reticulata ‘Larry Piet’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lovely Lady’ – less like a conventional reticulata variety perhaps but nice…

9th August

…across the garden Aconitum ‘Spark’s Variety’ was looking stunning. Aconitum ‘Spark’s Variety’ Aconitum ‘Spark’s Variety’ Kirengeshoma palmata is difficult to grow well in a pot in the nursery but just…

24th November

…An old windbreak plant with no (known) name. Camellia japonica variety Camellia japonica variety Camellia sasanqua ‘Sugar Dream’ is a really good new one to us which Asia and Burncoose…

13th November

…Acer palmatum variety Acer palmatum variety 2017 – CHW Vandalism on the bridge over the River Luney outside the Bottom Lodge. Clearly someone objected to the no parking sign on…

12th June

variety with no central flash of another colour listed in the new Hillier’s. Asia ought to try cuttings now. azalea azalea 2019 – CHW Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ in flower…