25th March

…bestseller 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…

3rd April

…‘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. Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’…

21st March

…the way: Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’ – still a sparse flowerer at a young age. Camellia ‘Midnight Magic’ Camellia reticulata – white form is new to us. Crinkly leaves when young….

13th February

…– I think we have had this before Camellia ‘Black Magic’ Camellia ‘Black Magic’ Camellia champetre ‘Christmas Daffodil’ – hardly daffodil like! Camellia champetre ‘Christmas Daffodil’ Camellia ‘Memphis Belle’ –…

1st August

…before the older flowers fade in colour. Spiraea japonica ‘Anthony Waterer’ Spiraea japonica ‘Anthony Waterer’ Lophomyrtus x ralphii ‘Magic Dragon’ was attractive and new. Lophomyrtus x ralphii ‘Magic Dragon’ Lophomyrtus…

27th March

…the variegation is on the outside of the outer petals and only evident on fallen flowers. Camellia ‘Midnight Variegated’ Camellia ‘Midnight Variegated’ An elderly Rhododendron sutchuenense. Not as good as…

28th February

…‘Judy Carlson’ Magnolia ‘Leda’ – likewise. Magnolia ‘Leda’ Serena’s plaque is now up at the Isla Rose Plantation beside a young oak tree. Serena’s plaque Camellia ‘Midnight Variegated’ has light…

16th August

…bushii ‘Seattle Trident’ Photinia macrophylla forming attractive clusters of fruit which is still far from ripe. Planted in 2010. Photinia macrophylla 2017 – CHW ‘Magic’ but very edible mushrooms on…

20th November

midnight so the ‘Redcare’ phone disconnection system actually worked. They came in 45 minutes unlike the ambulance service on a call out for Dad recently who took two and a…

14th July

…massive 12-15ft tall tree with a similar spread and peeling bark. Here growing in full shade. Fuchsia ‘Lechlade Magician’ Fuchsia ‘Lechlade Magician’ Fuchsia ‘Lechlade Magician’ Hypericum canariense looked tender but…