5th April

…Betula dahurica ‘Maurice Foster’ Betula dahurica ‘Maurice Foster’ Betula dahurica ‘Maurice Foster’ Betula utilis ‘Doorenbos’ (‘Snow Queen’) living up to its name. Unripe catkins are in pendulous trios. Betula utilis…

6th May

…Betual dahurica ‘Maurice Foster’ Betual dahurica ‘Maurice Foster’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Knightshays’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Knightshays’ Betula szechuanica ‘Liuba White’ Betula szechuanica ‘Liuba White’ Betula albosinensis Betula albosinensis…

Email from Maurice 1/6/2016

…specimen from your plant at some time – even a rooted cutting ! And happy to send you the other Wilson images if you thought it helpful. best, Maurice M…

6th June

…Lonicera tragophylla ‘Maurice Foster’ Lonicera tragophylla ‘Maurice Foster’ Clematis florida ‘Taiga’ got into the shortlist of 10 for Plant of the Year at Chelsea 2017. Its first flowers in the…

20th February

…‘Kirin’ with its hose in hose flowers has recovered from the frost. Azalea ‘Kirin’ On Wednesday night an excellent IDS webinar by Maurice Foster VMH on the ‘second golden age…

19th June

…Euonymus wilsonii Vaccinum retusum producing purplish fruits and ready to plant out in the autumn. Vaccinum retusum Maurice Foster gave us this startlingly good hydrangea in March but we have…

6th July

…tired. Clearly all new stock of herbaceous things but the shrubs had had a bad winter. Lonicera tragophylla ‘Maurice Foster’ nicely out. Lonicera tragophylla ‘Maurice Foster’ 2020 – CHW So…

19th March

…with a party from Tregothnan (am) and the Carew Poles (pm). The Carew Pole party included Tom Hudson, Maurice Foster and Jaimie Compton. So a plethora of horticultural experts to…

18th March

…magnolias in this wood since clearing it some eight years ago. Magnolia ‘Theodora’ just coming out. This is one of Maurice Foster’s hybrids – Magnolia ‘Dark Shadow’ x Magnolia campbellii…

6th October

…altaclarensis ‘Sunny Foster’ has an unusual appearance and is quite nice although who Foster was and why he felt ‘sunny’ I have no idea! Ilex altaclarensis ‘Sunny Foster’ Ilex altaclarensis…