16th February

…propagate from autumn hardwood cuttings. The flower tassels are just starting. In time they will have a nasty scent. Oemleria cerasiformis Oemleria cerasiformis The purpose of my trip today (which…

31st January

…ssp. delavayi var. albotomentosum Rhododendron arboreum ssp. delavayi var. albotomentosum Oemleria cerasiformis out with its first leaves. Oemleria cerasiformis Oemleria cerasiformis Camellia x williamsii ‘Golden Spangles’ full out with leaf…

12th March

…is tedious and time consuming.Magnolia zenii is full out at last. Relatively undamaged by frost. Magnolia zenii Oemleria cerasiformis now full out and nearly in leaf. Oemleria cerasiformis Rhododendron ‘Chink’…

15th February

…apex of the young tree. Magnolia sargentiana ‘Blood Moon’ Oemleria cerasiformis nearly out in flower. Oemleria cerasiformis Likewise Rhododendron ‘Ostara’. Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ First two flowers on Camellia x williamsii ‘Brigadoon’….