13th May

…Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ (our own hybrid) might just make it for Chelsea. Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ Rhododendron ‘May Day’, bred by my grandfather, A M Williams, is sadly far too far…

24th April

…still out in late April. They were hidden prior to Jaimie’s tidying up here. Daffodils The Caerhays bred Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ just out. Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ Staphylea trifoliata is now…

7th May

…called Rhododendron ‘Nancor’. Sister to ‘Saffron Queen’ and named after a farm on the estate. Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ 2016 – CHW Evergreen Azalea winner Wisley show 2016 The centenary…

9th October

…Magnolia (Michelia) doltsopa Last year’s ripe and this year’s unripe seed heads on Rhododendron ‘Nancor’. Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ Still green and unripe Acer griseum seed. Acer griseum Acer griseum…

28th April

…George’ and Rhododendron davidsonianum Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ and Rhododendron burmanicum. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ and Rhododendron burmanicum Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ and Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ (Caerhays hybrid). Rhododendron loderi ‘King…

1st May

…coloured new growth. Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ in a similar state to crassum – another Chelsea ‘too soon’. Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ Rhododendron griersonianum (beside ‘May Day’ but one of May…

5th May

…Lionel de Rothschild’ Rhododendron ‘Mrs Lionel de Rothschild’ Leaf and flower on Acer henryi. Acer henryi Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ and Rhododendron ‘May Day’. Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ This fuchsia had flowers left on…

25th April

…unusual dark markings on the tepals. MAGNOLIA ‘Morning Glow’ 1990 – FJW Bluebells at their peak – Michaels Pride, Saffron Queen, Nancor and loderi all out. 1984 – FJW Puffkins…

15th April

…to enlarge and extend this clearing. First flowers out on Rhododendron ‘Nancor’. A month earlier than usual. Lithocarpus fenestratus (NJM 13074) with its peculiar new growth. Rhododendron haemalum ‘Atropurpureum’. Asia…

9th November

…at least a couple more days. My young plantations of Rhododendrons ‘Saffron Queen’ and ‘Nancor’ are no more. The Abies grandis which was to be the new feature tree here…