12th May

…all get sold before we ever see a flower. These are for an order and not for Chelsea. Dianthus ‘Mrs Sinkins’ Dianthus ‘Mrs Sinkins’ Tiarella ‘Appalachian Trail’ will be spot…

11th March

…reticulata ‘William Hertrich’ Camellia reticulata ‘William Hertrich’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lasca Beauty’ is just opening. Camellia reticulata ‘Lasca Beauty’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lasca Beauty’ Rhododendron ‘Mrs J.C.Williams’ is just opening. Rhododendron ‘Mrs

1st August

…Plum ‘Victoria’ Plum ‘Victoria’ Escallonia ‘Compacta Coccinea’ was looking good and makes a nice shrub. Escallonia ‘Compacta Coccinea’ Escallonia ‘Compacta Coccinea’ Sadly this is not quite a Dianthus ‘Mrs Sinkins’…

22nd May

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2019 – CHW Mrs Williams and Mrs Clarke hiding (exhausted) in the shade outside the…

3rd March

…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’ The unnamed Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ hybrid…

26th April

…arborescens ‘Walker’ Caragana arborescens ‘Walker’ Three plants of supposedly Rhododendron ‘Mrs J C Williams’ but no pink blotch? Very unlike the old plant on the main ride. Rhododendron ‘Mrs J…

3rd April

…flower but earlier and smaller. Rhododendron ‘Mrs J C Williams’ Rhododendron ‘Mrs J C Williams’ Despite being nearly dead the three old Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’ are still trying hard….

10th April

…so that it reverts to its parents or siblings. Good fun! Whoever saw a Norwegian with a brown arm? R. ‘Mrs J C Williams’ RHODODENDRON ‘Mrs J C Williams’ Better…

8th April

…excellent. 1966 – FJW Mrs Blandford died – 60 years they were married. 1933 – JCW Just as on this day 10 years ago, but no Auklandii. Magnolias are all…

27th January

…‘Mrs Butler’ is 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…