16th March

…Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’ is as near black as you can get as it first comes out. Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’ Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’ Camellia ‘Midnight

2nd January

…double shape. Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’ Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’ Still plenty of colour on the mounded Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Ocanee’. All the other forms are now leafless. Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Ocanee’ This spreading…

4th March

…addition to the collection. Camellia japonica ‘Midnight Variegated’ Camellia japonica ‘Midnight Variegated’ Hydrangeas bursting into leaf. Hydrangeas bursting into leaf On Bond Street a Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ seedling is a better…

25th March

‘Midnight Magic’ Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’ Pinus patula has not enjoyed the salt winds and its needles are browned up. Pinus patula The small plant of Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ below The…

27th March

…and only evident on fallen flowers. Camellia ‘Midnight Variegated’ Camellia ‘Midnight Variegated’ An elderly Rhododendron sutchuenense. Not as good as the young plant seen earlier in the week. Rhododendron sutchuenense…

30th April

…Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Camellia japonica ‘Midnight Magic’ still flowering well and a very dark red. Camellia japonica ‘Midnight Magic’ Camellia japonica ‘Midnight Magic’ Last flower or two on Camellia reticulata…

14th August

…Thousands of potted camellia liners excellent also. Thousands of potted camellia liners Hibiscus moscheutos ‘Midnight Marvel’ full out. Hibiscus moscheutos ‘Midnight Marvel’ Eupatorium dubium ‘Baby Joe’ was a new introduction…

29th July

…Boulevard’ Carnon Downs Garden Centre has a much better plant range and nearly all covered and shaded. Poleonemium ‘Sulphur Trumpets’ was a nice new thing. Poleonemium ‘Sulphur Trumpets’ Agapanthus ‘Midnight

3rd April

‘Midnight Magic’ still has some very good dark red double flowers as the camellia season finishes earlier than I can remember before. Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’ 2018 – CHW Another trip…

21st March

…year’s planting in the morning. Mainly hydrangeas, fuchsias and some oddments.A few good camellias on the way:Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’ – still a sparse flowerer at a young age. Camellia ‘Midnight