27th May

…the somewhat sparse flowers. late flowering Ghent azalea variety late flowering Ghent azalea variety I thought I had seen enough Primula helodoxa on our Chelsea stand but there is now…

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…

28th February

…planted here in the late 1950s when the area ceased to be a vegetable garden and quickly became a pheasant release pen. Not many conifers have survived but there is…

17th June

…royalii hybrid A very late evergreen azalea (unnamed) has the merit of lateness but not much else. Evergreen azalea Evergreen azalea Deutzia subulata is just going over. A Roy Lancaster…

3rd June

…Magnolia wilsonii A late semi evergreen azalea on the top ride which I have not taken in before. semi evergreen azalea semi evergreen azalea The pinkish form of Rhododendron (or…

6th June

…survived. Late flowering evergreen azalea Late flowering evergreen azalea Late flowering evergreen azalea This is our largest (of two) Carrierrea calycina which was a gift from Penrice Castle about 10…

11th April

…you can do in a fine fortnight. Dead stumps all out with no mess. Paths levelled and the annual spraying round everything to make grass cutting easier later 60% complete….

5th June

…of its flowers. 2018 – CHW A rather splendid clump of very late flowering deciduous azaleas at the start of Hovel Cart Road. Planted pre 1996 so not on the…

3rd May

…This is a cross between Rhododendron ‘Tally Ho’ (dark red and very late season flowering) with Rhododendron auklandii (now Rhododendron griffithianum which is white and out now). A rather translucent…

2nd June

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2020 – CHW A trip to look at the very late flowering deciduous azaleas by…