19th July

…FJW Metrosideros lucida flowering very well indeed. 1927 – JCW Buddleia’s nice 3-4 varieties. Plagianthus good. Romneya very good. American Pillars out a month is now on the downgrade. 1925…

16th July

…nursery very fine, also Metrosideros. Big wall rose fine. Not much else. Rabdotum just over, a few whites coming. 1935 – JCW Very hot and dry for a long time,…