12th April

…‘Dobro’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lady Piet’ – another red full double. Camellia reticulata ‘Lady Piet’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lady Piet’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lady Piet’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lady Piet’ Camellia reticulata ‘Nuccios Ruby’…

10th July

…failed to realise that it is a climbing fuchsia! Fuchsia ‘Lady Boothby’ Fuchsia ‘Lady Boothby’ Hypericum ‘Hidcote’ has been so scorched by the current heatwave that the petals on the…

10th April

…speciosissima TELOPEA speciosissima Rhododendron ‘Lady Alice Fitzwilliam’ on the drive. Rhododendron ‘Lady Alice Fitzwilliam’ Rhododendron ‘Lady Alice Fitzwilliam’ Rhododendron ‘Lady Alice Fitzwilliam’ Rhododendron burmanicum equally good beside it. Rhododendron burmanicum…

23rd July

…is setting seed. Rhaphiolepsis umbellata The climbing Fuchsia ‘Lady Boothby’ has its first three flowers. Planted last year and doing well. Fuchsia ‘Lady Boothby’ Fuchsia ‘Lady Boothby’ 2016 – CHW…

6th August

…of Wight for propagation. Fuchsia ‘Lady Bacon’ is not a climber like our Fuchsia ‘Lady Boothby’ which is. It appears to be a Fuchsia magellanica variety which is entirely hardy…

26th April

…re dead New Zealand acers)Telopea ‘Shady Lady White’ now full out in all its glory. Telopea ‘Shady Lady White’ Telopea ‘Shady Lady White’ Sorbus wardii in full flower. Sorbus wardii…

28th April

…reticulata ‘Lary Piet’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lovely Lady’ – ditto. Camellia reticulata ‘Lovely Lady’ I have often wondered how many of the original Wilson 50 evergreen azaleas we actually have tucked…

20th February

…insipid first flowers I photographed four to six weeks ago. Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ There used to be two clumps of these…

18th May

…formosum crosses. Hugely scented and in perfect condition today. However everything we cut turned out to be Lady Alice! Rhododendron ‘Lady Alice Fitzwilliam’ The Fuchsia exorticatica growing beside the front…

4th March

…‘Talavera’ Magnolia ‘Plum Pudding’ with another ‘pudding’ underneath (Nicky). Magnolia ‘Plum Pudding’ Camellia reticulata ‘Fiesta Crane’ Camellia reticulata ‘Fiesta Crane’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lovely Lady’ </div Camellia reticulata ‘Lovely Lady’ Magnolia…