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’…

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…

31st December

Clare’ at the edge of the old Charlie Michaels Nursery bed now full out with its drooping habit. Completely unfrosted. Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ Also here another ilex which I had…

5th March

…for that now anyway. A bit of dung around the roots would help. Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ 2015 – CHW Magnolia ‘Strybing White’ Following a visit to Mount…

4th March

…in the teeth of the east wind. The wonders of spring! Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ Likewise on the Camellia x Williamsii ‘Mary Jobson’. Camellia x Williamsii ‘Mary Jobson’…

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…

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…

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…

10th July

…‘Lady Taiko’ has this startling blue-white bi-coloured red effect but the mopheads soon burn in the sun. Hydrangea ‘Lady Taiko’ Hydrangea ‘Lady Taiko’ Hydrangea ‘Lady Taiko’ Hydrangea ‘Geoffrey Chadbund’ –…

7th January

…is a stinker! The garlic Camellia ‘Jurys Yellow’ is full out on the bank above. Camellia ‘Jurys Yellow’ Camellia ‘Jurys Yellow’ As is Camellia ‘Lady Clare’; perhaps the second japonica…