27th March

…is more popular today with the public but undeservedly so. It flowers much later than the Dr too. Camellia ‘Miss Charleston’ Camellia ‘Miss Charleston’ Rhododendron arboreum ‘Sir Charles Lemon’ just…

20th October

…slower growing. Just a bit of scarlet for now. Nyssa sylvatica ‘Miss Scarlet’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Miss Scarlet’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ is romping away as a vigorous conical tree. Red…

16th June

…later. Cornus kousa ‘Miss Petty’ Cornus kousa ‘Miss Petty’ Is this Cornus kousa ‘Samaritan’? Probably as its habit is very different to ‘Wolf Eyes’. But, since no flowers, is it…

3rd March

…Tabulare’ is very fine today. Camellia reticulata ‘Miss Tabulare’ Camellia reticulata ‘Miss Tabulare’ The view from the front door through the arch remains stunning as does the whole garden! view…

30th March

…another new (to us) French import. Camellia ‘Dream Boat’ Camellia reticulata ‘Miss Tulare’ likewise. Camellia reticulata ‘Miss Tulare’ Camellia reticulata ‘Miss Tulare’ Hidden behind other things below Donkey Shoe I…

25th June

…‘Samaritan’ Cornus kousa ‘Samaritan’ Cornus kousa ‘Miss Petty’ has very dark green foliage and is also flowering well above Bond Street and below the old rubbish dump. Cornus kousa ‘Miss

29th April

…‘Miss Honeybee’ is hardly showing as yet. Rain urgently needed. Magnolia acuminata var subcordata ‘Miss Honeybee’ Magnolia acuminata var subcordata ‘Miss Honeybee’ A rather sickly Rhododendron ‘Trewithen Orange’. They are…

3rd May

…the way with plenty of space to grow on. MICHELIA foggii ‘Mixed up Miss’ MICHELIA foggii ‘Mixed up Miss’ Michelia foggii ‘Mixed up Miss’ is a completely new (to us)…

10th October

…the garden. Michelia ‘Mixed up Miss’ Michelia ‘Mixed up Miss’ From a distance I thought this was Rhododendron ‘Polar Bear’ in flower but it is actually an elderly Rhododendron decorum…

2nd April

…George’ Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ First flowers showing colour on Michelia ‘Mixed up Miss’. Lots more still to come. Michelia ‘Mixed up Miss’ First flowers on this Rhododendron rothschildii. Not…