6th June

…of Lupinus ‘Manhattan Lights’. Lupinus ‘Manhattan Lights’ Rosa ‘Kent’ a new one for the nursery. Rosa ‘Kent’ Also Rosa ‘Sussex’. Rosa ‘Sussex’ Rosea gallica ‘Variegata’ is something rather special. Rosea…

21st May

…‘Hartlage Wine’ Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Victoria’ Lupinus ‘Manhattan Lights’ Decaisnea fargesi Disporum longistylum Zantedeschia ‘Pink_Flamingo’ Podophyllum persepele ‘Spotty Dotty’ I was quite wrong about the enkianthus and embothrium being too far…

18th June

…a month after the first flowers. Magnolia obovata ‘Pink Flush’ Azalea ‘Western Lights’ still good above Bond Street. Azalea ‘Western Lights’ 2020 – CHW One new garden to help design…

5th May

…‘Jack Fogg’ Michelia x foggii ‘Jack Fogg’ The remains of a Rhododendron thompsonii after being hit by a tree. Rhododendron thompsonii Rhododendron thompsonii Near enough to Azalea ‘Northern Hi-Lights’ but…

6th July

…them to Clare. Carex morrowii ‘Ice Dance’ Carex morrowii ‘Ice Dance’ Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Party Lights’ – excellent new growth Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Party Lights’ Photinia fraseri ‘Magical Volcano’ – silly selling…

4th May

…Lithocarpus than I knew we had! Quercus gilva Quercus gilva Quercus gilva 2020 – CHW So Lord Bragg and the other leading lights in the art/cultural world want (a mere)…

8th May

…Noise Police. His south London garden party sounds in full swing as the blue lights appear.Not strong enough for much today after an ‘all-nighter’ so just a quick trip to…

1st June

…before. It has a faint yellow flash close up. The closest I can get to it in the reference books is ‘Exbury White’ or ‘White Lights’ but both have slightly…

13th June

…faint yellow flash which is not present in every individual flower. ‘White Swan’ or ‘White Lights’ is what Hillier’s implies. white deciduous azalea white deciduous azalea Idesia polycarpa is full…