12th May

…lanceolatum is a good fortnight behind. CAMELLIA ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ CAMELLIA ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ Camellia ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ – one of the last camellias to flower and often still showing a flower in…

16th March

…x veitchii) which is another for the Gresham collection Magnolia ‘Cup Cake’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ – plant above greenhouse. Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Staphylea holocarpa…

8th September

…The ancient Lapageria rosea has been out for a while with one flower low down and embedded in the Alstroemeria. Lapageria rosea Lapageria rosea ‘Picotee’ beneath the scaffolding with a…

17th May

…late and has made it some years. A few nice flowers still but too far out. Camellia ‘Mathotiana Alba’ Camellia ‘Mathotiana Alba’ Magnolia ‘Daphne’; this one growing in the shade…

21st August

…Pink’ is out about a month earlier than usual. Lapageria ‘Flesh Pink’ Ditto the elderly Lapageria rosea beside it. Lapageria rosea A very drought ridden and now dead Hydrangea villosa….

13th December

Lapageria rosea with its last flower. Lapageria rosea Lapageria rosea Amazingly a flower still on a common day lily (Alstroemeria) by the front door in a very sheltered position. Alstroemeria…

10th November

…rather darker flowers. Unlike its neighbour this one is only just beginning to come out. There is another identical plant just through the arch. Camellia sasanqua ‘Rosea’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Rosea’…

1st April

…reticulata (white) Stapylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ with more flower than I have ever seen before on such a small tree. Fourteen years from planting. Stapylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Stapylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Stapylea…

28th March

…at present locate it. Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ It now really is exactly three months since Magnolia ‘Todds Fortyniner’ first started flowering…

23rd August

…flowering season is two to three months. Lapageria rosea Lapageria rosea Lapageria rosea Lapageria rosea Only one Echium pininana flower spike still has a few flowers left on it. The…