5th December

…plant set new flowers when the 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

15th November

…they finally brown off. Quite an array of colours when you look closely at the same time. A valuable plant! Hydrangea ‘Madame Mouillere’ Hydrangea ‘Madame Mouillere’ Hydrangea ‘Madame Mouillere’ Hydrangea…

8th June

…and much more like Enkianthus campanulatus var palibini. Enkianthus hirtinervus Enkianthus hirtinervus Enkianthus hirtinervus 1919 – JCW Madame Lemoine has been splendid. Ponticums go back, Auklandii are gone. Syringa villosa…

22nd June

…newly planted azaleas in Kennel Close which were wilting. Cornus kousa ‘Madame Butterfly’ at its best on Hovel Cart Road. Cornus kousa ‘Madame Butterfly’ Cornus kousa ‘Madame Butterfly’ Cornus kousa…

27th July

…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 Madame E Mouillere…

5th February

…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 cold…

4th January

…Hydrangea ‘Madame Mouilliere’ Hydrangea ‘Madame Mouilliere’ A Hydrangea quercifolia clump still with a full set of green leaves in January. It is not an evergreen and yet here, in a…

11th June

…CHW This may well be Cornus kousa ‘Madame Butterfly’ on Hovel Cart Road. A spectacular show today with variably curled bracts. The planting records give no clue. Cornus kousa ‘Madame

27th December

…‘teaser’. black ram As last year, a few decent flowers still on Hydrangea ‘Madame E Mouilliere’. Hydrangea ‘Madame E Mouilliere’ Hydrangea ‘Madame E Mouilliere’ Hydrangea ‘Joseph Banks’ still has colour…

5th June

…looking very fine today. Cornus kousa ‘Madame Butterfly’ Cornus kousa ‘Madame Butterfly’ Aesculus wilsonii seems to flower a fortnight later than all other species. Individual flowers are pink or yellow….