4th June

…will need plenty of room. Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Magnolia sieboldii Another larger Magnolia sieboldii much as yesterday. Rhododendron griersonianum An original clump of Rhododendron…

29th May

…‘Pauls Scarlet’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Pauls Scarlet’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ at its very best. Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Flower buds appearing on Magnolia ‘Blue Opal’. Smaller but even bluer…

26th May

…The nice red rims to the individual flowers fade as it opens fully. Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Rhododendron loderi ‘Venus’ is out beside it but rather a shy…

17th May

…looked ‘good to cut and go’ on Sunday. Now not a hope! Magnolia ‘Daphne’ Magnolia ‘Daphne’ Rhododendron loderi ‘Lems Monarch’ is however a possibility. Rhododendron loderi ‘Lems Monarch’ Rhododendron loderi…

28th May

…a bit of space here for new planting next spring. laurel hedge laurel hedge Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ is just coming out where I parked the car as ankles still too…

25th May

…Chelsea stand was Rhododendron “Lem’s Monarch”. Here it is in its full splendour by Georges Hut looking exactly as behind the sales point at the show. Rhododendron “Lem’s Monarch” Rhododendron…

26th April

…just coming out. Five years from planting. Rhododendron ‘Lems Cameo’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Cameo’ Rhododendron ‘Cinnabarinum Group’ – replacements for the rust diseased plants of old which do not look too…

13th May

…Rhododendron aberconwayi Rhododendron aberconwayi Rhododendron aberconwayi Rhododendron ‘Lems Cameo’ – I always seem to miss this but do not really like the colour especially when first out. Rhododendron ‘Lems Cameo’…

18th May

…game larder is filling up with stuff to go. Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ is looking perfect in the foreground. game larder Rhododendron ‘Tally Ho’ x elliottii is probably too far out…

29th March

…P Mary well out, Monarch hardly. 1905 – JCW Weardale, Monarch, Firebrand and White Lady are well out, also a poet or two. The show is on April 4th. 1901…