12th June

…‘Evening Light’ Styrax japonicus ‘Evening Light’ Styrax japonicus ‘Evening Light’ Yet another new variety of Styrax japonicus captured in flower today. This one is called ‘Crystal’. Very long flower stalks…

25th April

…carolina Another new plant in the Show Tunnel – Nandina domestica ‘Twilight’ with superb pink and white new growth which I fear may not last for Chelsea. Nandina domestica ‘Twilight’…

21st October

…has been given more light and has responded with a large crop of viable seed which we have never noticed or got around to collecting before. Acer caesium subsp. giraldii…

7th August

Light’ looking great in full sunlight! Styrax japonicus ‘Evening Light’ Styrax japonicus ‘Evening Light’ Magnolia sieboldii covered in seed heads but most leaves browned off and fallen. Will it survive?…

23rd September

…Wonderful near black foliage. Styrax japonicus ‘Evening Light’ Styrax japonicus ‘Evening LightLight pinkish secondary new growth on Rhododendron rhabdotum with the odd ripening seed head below it. Rhododendron rhabdotum…

18th May

…do still much on the stand to do still much on the stand to do By Saturday morning all the cut stuff has been arranged and we move forward quite…

16th March

…although only 30 years old. Impossible to photograph the tree properly in poor light and rain. The magnolias on the drive are a week or 10 days behind the main…

29th August

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2019 – CHW A strange excitement at 7.20am this morning. As I sit letter writing…

11th April

…colours of M. ‘Apollo’. In New Zealand ‘Vulcan’ is a large flower with a reddish-purple ‘Lanarth’ colour. In the UK it flowers first in a ‘rose-like’ shape with light purple…

16th May

…assembling beside the cold store. It is cool and light rain which is good. cut stuff for Chelsea More or less complete now. More or less complete now The lorry…