24th March

…seen this before? 2015 – CHW CAMELLIA ‘Monica Dance’ Off to Monica Dance’s funeral in Camborne with a bad hangover. Monica’s husband, Arnold Dance, ran Burncoose Gardens for 42 years…

31st December

…williamsii ‘George Blandford’ Camellia x williamsii ‘George Blandford’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ is out at the top of the old plant in a similar fashion. Monica Dance grows outside…

6th January

…x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ on the main ride. Not yet a decent shape or colour. Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ First flowers on Rhododendron barbatum…

17th January

…nicely striped in the sun. Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia ‘Duchess Decazes’ in bud and flower with some wind damage. Camellia ‘Duchess Decazes’ Camellia…

31st January

Dance’ – with nice stripes in the petals Camellia ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia ‘Monica Dance’ A compact growing single red japonica of unknown name A compact growing single red japonica of…

5th March

…breaking out again. A half decent Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ A pretty fair Camellia ‘Dr Burnside’ Camellia ‘Dr Burnside’ Some Camellia x willimasii ‘Debbie’…

23rd March

…early evening light. You can just see a tiny hint of pink at the base of the flower and the pollen bearing anthers are pink too. Arnold Dance (former head…

1st April

…the plant (52 years old) growing beside the conservatory at Burncoose and bred by Arnold Dance. A wonderful gift from a most remarkable magnolia artist. I doubt it will photograph…