4th June

…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 griersonianum much used…

17th May

…‘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 ‘Lems

26th May

…as it opens fully. Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Rhododendron loderi ‘Venus’ is out beside it but rather a shy flowerer here with flowers hidden away in the bush….

29th May

‘Lems Monarch’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Flower buds appearing on Magnolia ‘Blue Opal’. Smaller but even bluer than Magnolia ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’. Magnolia ‘Blue Opal’ Leptospermum scoparium ‘County Park Blush’ has…

18th May

‘Lem’s Monarch’ coming to its best. Rhododendron loderi ‘Venus’ next door to it nowhere near out. Rhododendron ‘Lem’s Monarch’ Rhododendron ‘Lem’s Monarch’ Magnolia sieboldii ‘Genesis’ x Magnolia virginiana nearly out….

28th May

…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 swollen to…

13th May

…not really like the colour especially when first out. Rhododendron ‘Lems Cameo’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Cameo’ Rhododendron lindleyi – superb but the most short lived of the lot. Rhododendron lindleyi Rhododendron…

26th April

…Rhododendron ‘Lady Montagu Group’ Rhododendron ‘Lady Montagu Group’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Cameo’ just coming out. Five years from planting. Rhododendron ‘Lems Cameo’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Cameo’ Rhododendron ‘Cinnabarinum Group’ – replacements for…

25th May

Monarch” Rhododendron “Lem’s Monarch” Rhododendron “Lem’s Monarch” Calycanthus floridus ‘Athens’ with far more greenish yellow flowers than I have seen before on what is still a small plant. I first…

2nd June

…planting out. Rhododendron excellens This is the shot for filming – Rhododendron ‘Lem’s Monarch’ at its best. Rhododendron ‘Lem’s Monarch’ Syringa wilsonii now full out. Syringa wilsonii Syringa wilsonii These…