1st May

…the flowers are very similar. The reference books do not seem to know Daybreak’s parentage. TILIA cordata‘Winter Orange’ TILIA cordata‘Winter Orange’ Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ is coming into leaf and…

24th April

…floccigeum Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’. We must layer this plant! Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’ Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’ Rhododendron ‘Hotei’ now full out. Rhododendron ‘Hotei’ Rhododendron tanastyllum with one flower….

14th April

…as they just emerge from the very black buds and ahead of the leaves. Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’ An…

8th April

…glade of Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ glowing in the sunlight. One for the acer care article. Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ Acer shirasawanum ‘Aureum’ similarly effective for…

15th September

…yellow and its orange new shoots are going from red to orange as they will be soon. Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ Carpinus…

2nd October

…‘Assam Orange’, H. gardnerianum and H. coronarium). I need to bring over from the nursery Hedychium greenii (red flowers) and Hedychium aurantiacum (orange) to start a collection of these colourful…

13th February

…bholua ‘Limpsfield’ Daphne bholua ‘Limpsfield’ Daphne bholua ‘Gurka’ Daphne bholua ‘Gurka’ Daphne bholua ‘Gurka’ Daphne bholua ‘Spring Beauty’ Daphne bholua ‘Spring Beauty’ Daphne bholua ‘Spring Beauty’ Daphne bholua ‘Spring Beauty’…

13th May

…Planted the two lots in about 1980 and 1991. The former now relieved of the laurel hedge is flourishing. Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’ Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’ Rhododendron ‘Beauty of…

12th April

…have become casualties along the way. Camellia reticulata ‘Lasca Beauty’ is quite well known. Camellia reticulata ‘Lasca Beauty’ Camellia reticulata ‘Simpatica’ is not. Camellia reticulata ‘Simpatica’ Camellia reticulata ‘Simpatica’ Camellia…

13th July

…gentle colour Achillea ‘Lilac Beauty’ Achillea ‘Lilac Beauty’ Hibiscus ‘Lavender Chiffon’ – a good semi double Hibiscus ‘Lavender Chiffon’ Malus ‘Pink Glow’ with fruits just turning colour Malus ‘Pink Glow’…