26th May

…and large white flowers on last year’s stems of new growth. It is Cotoneaster microphyllus I think. Cotoneaster microphyllus Cotoneaster microphyllus Azalea ‘Orangeade’ (or very close to the one in…

14th September

…vernalis Cotoneaster microphyllus Cotoneaster microphyllus has some but not many berries. I suspect the chickens and pheasants have cleaned up. 1916 – JCW German line on the Somme is now…

15th May

…known the name of this large ancient clump of cotoneaster at the start of Hovel Cart Road. A bit like Cotoneaster microphyllus from a distance but not close up. Bearing…

2nd October

…the centre of the large bush. This proves it is not Cotoneaster microphyllus which has reddish pink fruits. Could it be Cotoneaster perpusillus, a Wilson introduction? Very few cotoneaster species…

23rd December

…contained the following seedlings: Photinia villosa var. coreana (from Caerhays seed) Photinia beauverdiana var. notabilis (from Caerhays seed) Photinia aff. microphyllus (from Caerhays seed) Cotoneaster ‘St Andrews Blaze’ (new) Cotoneaster…

6th July

…John Marston’s garden video to get is Philadelphus microphyllus. Cotoneaster ‘Exburiensis’ in full flower. Cotoneaster ‘Exburiensis’ Cotoneaster ‘Exburiensis’ The extremely expensive Parastyrax sp. Nova from Crûg has made exceptional growth….