5th December

…main crop of flowers are over and have turned greenish with red-purple tints? Hydrangea ‘Madame Mouilliere’ Hydrangea ‘Madame Mouilliere’ Hydrangea ‘Madame Mouilliere’ Hydrangea ‘Madame Mouilliere’ Visit Sheila to hear the…

15th November

…closely at the same time. A valuable plant! Hydrangea ‘Madame Mouillere’ Hydrangea ‘Madame Mouillere’ Hydrangea ‘Madame Mouillere’ Hydrangea ‘Madame Mouillere’ Larix kaempferi glowing yellowish with a hint of orange/red in…

27th July

…70 years old and have been frequently reinvigorated by being cut to the ground every 15 to 20 years or so. Hydrangea Madame E Mouillere Hydrangea Madame E Mouillere Hydrangea…

5th February

…this old plant is something special to propagate from. Remind Asia. Hydrangea ‘Madame Mouilliere’ Hydrangea ‘Madame Mouilliere’ First flowers on Camellia x williamsii ‘Jurys Yellow’ beside the drive in a…

4th January

…on this clump and photographed them several times through last year in this diary starting in May I seem to remember. Hydrangea ‘Madame Mouilliere’ Hydrangea ‘Madame Mouilliere’ A Hydrangea quercifolia…

5th June

…kousa ‘Madame Butterfly’ with white spidery bracts and looking very fine today. Cornus kousa ‘Madame Butterfly’ Cornus kousa ‘Madame Butterfly’ Aesculus wilsonii seems to flower a fortnight later than all…

8th June

…campanulatus var palibini. Enkianthus hirtinervus Enkianthus hirtinervus Enkianthus hirtinervus 1919 – JCW Madame Lemoine has been splendid. Ponticums go back, Auklandii are gone. Syringa villosa very good. C chrysocoma rather…

4th December

…on Parrotia persica which will probably be out in flower in four to six weeks with no winter hibernation at all. Parrotia persi Hydrangea ‘Madame Mouilliere’ still has some perfect…

1st January

…‘wild’ daffodils Tilia henryana Tilia henryana And still a perfect flower on Hydrangea Madame Mouilliere. Absolutely unbelievable but there it is for all to see. Hydrangea Madame Mouilliere The Battery…

12th April

…The early Kobus – soulangeana – conspicua one plant. Salicifolia shows colour. Denudata nearly all out. Madame de Graaf is open in the Drive and poets are near opening.Several Prunus…