15th April

…on the drive at Burncoose. Superb and well worth naming and registering properly. Rhododendron williamsianum x martinianum Rhododendron williamsianum x martinianum Rhododendron williamsianum x martinianum 2018 – CHW We are…

16th April

…name although it is a good thing. Best in full sun. Gardener Martin worked for JCW. Rhododendron williamsianum x Rhododendron martinianum Rhododendron williamsianum x Rhododendron martinianum The rare Ilex ficiodes…

3rd May

…any scent. We must collect seed this autumn as the flowers are still undamaged. MICHELIA martinii MICHELIA martinii Nothing else to report from Michelia martinii or any of the other…

17th July

…flowers are full out, they are particularly fine. Euphorbia x martinii ‘Ascot Rainbow’ Euphorbia x martinii ‘Ascot Rainbow’ Allium senescens is a new species to me. A very decent late…

17th March

…beside Mr Rogers Quarry. No flowers low down yet. Magnolia ‘Delia Williams’ Michelia martinii has just one yellowish flower bud on the path to Bramble Field Gate. Again I have…

1st May

…just up the path are getting there too so thankfully williamsianum is now safe. There used to be a huge clump of williamsianum x martinianum (never named) just here on…

8th May

…hope she still agrees with the naming? To have flummoxed Hillier, Lancaster and Gardiner etc is an unusual event and part of the fun of what we do. Rhodo martinianum…

25th June

…to Magnolia martinii (Michelia martinii) which flowered for the second time here this year. Magnolia ernestii Magnolia ernestii This is a young Magnolia crassifolia (FMWJ 13163) planted four years ago…

9th April

…rhododendron species collection. Rhododendron thompsonii Rhododendron thompsonii Rhododendron thompsonii Rhododendron martinianum which has died out at Caerhays. Rhododendron martinianum Rhododendron wardii – the best yellow species? Rhododendron wardii Rhododendron wardii…

9th May

…think have been lost or died out only to discover they have not. Williamsianum x martinianum now located too on Burns Bank so this is not lost to us either….