3rd April

…it. Rhododendron macabeanum Good to see the elderly Rhododendron ‘Mrs J C Williams’ still flowering away. Rhododendron ‘Mrs J C Williams’ Rhododendron ‘Mrs J C Williams’ Half a Eucryphia lucida…

11th March

…Camellia reticulata ‘Lasca Beauty’ Rhododendron ‘Mrs J.C.Williams’ is just opening. Rhododendron ‘Mrs J.C.Williams’ Camellia ‘Dream Castle’, which was cut back 2 years ago, is restored to its full glory. Camellia…

22nd May

…The Michelia doltsopas are now back into full leaf thankfully. Michelia doltsopa 2019 – CHW Mrs Williams and Mrs Clarke hiding (exhausted) in the shade outside the exhibitors ‘tent’. Mrs

26th April

…unlike the old plant on the main ride. Rhododendron ‘Mrs J C Williams’ Rhododendron ‘Mrs J C Williams’ The new Rhododendron williamsianum clump full out and clearly planted too close…

12th May

…sweet scented rhodo’s nice. C. montana rubra very good. Mrs Butler just coming. Some Azaleas out. 1910 – JCW Auklandii’s (very few from Nov frost) nearly over, and cold but…

4th May

…them, I had a very good time examining them. 1904 – JCW Some Auklandii open mostly but half open. Marvel and Recurvas just open and their seedlings showing just as…

3rd March

…that they bend the branches down so that you cannot really see the flowers properly. Camellia ‘Mrs D W Davis’ Camellia ‘Mrs D W Davis’ Camellia ‘Mrs D W Davis’…

8th April

…‘Katherine’ Then some exhibits from the International Camellia Society. Camellia japonica ‘Aitonia’ Camellia japonica ‘Aitonia’ Camellia japonica ‘Elegans’ Camellia japonica ‘Elegans’ Camellia japonica ‘Sacco Vera’ Camellia japonica ‘Sacco Vera’ Camellia…

27th January

…full out and well worth its place this early despite its colour. Pink fading to white. Rhododendron ‘Mrs Butler’ Rhododendron ‘Mrs Butler’ 2018 – CHW Jaimie finds the old plant…

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…