13th April

…Prunus ‘Matsumae-fuki’ (syn ‘Chocolate Ice’) may yet be the pick of the bunch. Certainly a great contrast between leaf and flower as the name implies. Prunus ‘Matsumae-fuki’ (syn ‘Chocolate Ice’)…

22nd November

…Ice’). Prunus ‘Matsumae-fuki’ (‘Chocolate Ice’) Prunus ‘Matsumae-fuki’ (‘Chocolate Ice’) Prunus ‘Matsumae-fuki’ (‘Chocolate Ice’) Prunus ‘Ichiyo’ (‘Pink Champagne’). Prunus ‘Ichiyo’ (‘Pink Champagne’) Prunus ‘Ichiyo’ (‘Pink Champagne’) Prunus ‘Ichiyo’ (‘Pink Champagne’) Prunus…

7th May

…cherries. When will these become more widely available to the trade? The best we saw were: Prunus matsumae – hayazaki Prunus matsumae – hayazaki Prunus matsumae – hayazaki Prunus matsumae

31st March

…Star’ which will be a good seller in due course. Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yutaka’ just out at the cash point. Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yutaka’ Prunus matsumae

9th April

…similar Matsumae varieties. The nine we stock are hopefully the best but we have only found one of these on our travels. Prunus ‘Matsumae-Asami’ Prunus ‘Matsumae-Asami’ Rhododendron ‘Queen Wilhelmina’ –…

25th March

…out just yet so this is an exceptional show. Planted in 2014. Prunus ‘Matsumae-hanaguruma’ Prunus ‘Matsumae-hanaguruma’ Prunus ‘Matsumae-hanaguruma’ Prunus ‘Matsumae-hanaguruma’ Amid a sea of primroses a cock pheasant prepares and…

7th April

…New Zealand garden beside the show tent we find a fine clump of Hebe rakiensis. Hebe rakiensis Hebe rakiensis Prunus ‘Matsumae Akathu Kinokana’ Prunus ‘Matsumae Akathu Kinokana’ Prunus ‘Matsumae Akathu…

17th April

…planted last year below White Styles Field on the way to Old Park. Matsumae cherries Prunus Matsumae-fuki (‘Chocolate Ice’) – only just out Prunus ‘Horinji’ Prunus ‘Gyoiko’ Prunus ‘Tai-Haku’ –…

5th April

matsumae-hanagasa (‘Pink Parasol’) planted last autumn is a good show already. These new Matsumae cherries are a must for all serious gardeners! Prunus matsumae-hanagasa (‘Pink Parasol’) Prunus matsumae-hanagasa (‘Pink Parasol’)…

23rd November

…Beni-yutaka’ Prunus ‘Matsumae Beni-yutaka’ Prunus ‘Matsumae Beni-yutaka’ Prunus ‘Matsumae Beni-yutaka’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’ with wonderful red autumn colour. The new leaves may be yellow but the winter colour is…