16th March

…as near black as you can get as it first comes out. Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’ Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’ Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’ A dwarf rhododendron species in the Auklandii Garden just…

2nd January

…together. A good early red – variable semi double shape. Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’ Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’ Still plenty of colour on the mounded Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Ocanee’. All the other forms…

25th March

…for many years for Burncoose Nurseries. Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’ Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’ Pinus patula has not enjoyed the salt winds and its needles are browned up. Pinus patula The small…

27th March

…‘William Hertrich’ Camellia ‘Midnight Variegated’ – the variegation is on the outside of the outer petals and only evident on fallen flowers. Camellia ‘Midnight Variegated’ Camellia ‘Midnight Variegated’ An elderly…

18th March

…Camellia ‘Annie Waylam’ is a good paeony form and better than many. No idea who she was. Camellia ‘Annie Waylam’ Camellia ‘Annie Waylam’ Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’ is known and deservedly…

21st March

…last of this 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…

3rd April

…larger. x Rhaphiobotrya ‘Coppertone’ x Rhaphiobotrya ‘Coppertone’ Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’ still has some very good dark red double flowers as the camellia season finishes earlier than I can remember before….

28th February

…Plantation beside a young oak tree. Serena’s plaque Camellia ‘Midnight Variegated’ has light irregular white blotching. Camellia ‘Midnight Variegated’ 2018 – CHW The last ever consignment of Glendoick nurseries bare…

8th July

…talked until midnight! A wet period but no rain fell on this day. 1994 – FJW June was fairly dry (3 good days for the Royal Cornwall). Not very hot…

20th March

…Crystal’ Camellia ‘Night Rider’ which grows by the mist houses at Burncoose. Not a very vigorous grower but what a colour when first out. Darker even than ‘Midnight Magic’ we…