1st May

…brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’ is very fine and black as it opens. Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’ Another new one to us flowering for the first…

14th April

…‘Black Beauty’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’ An elderly clump of Rhododendron loderi types which I had completely forgotten about and may have missed completely for years. Rhododendron loderi Rhododendron…

8th April

…A superb 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…

15th September

…from red to orange as they will be soon. Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ Carpinus betulus ‘Fastigiata’ was planted in 2009 and is…

2nd October

…one in the greenhouse (Hedychium densiflorum ‘Assam Orange’, H. gardnerianum and H. coronarium). I need to bring over from the nursery Hedychium greenii (red flowers) and Hedychium aurantiacum (orange) to…

12th April

…‘Tom Knudsen’ Camellia reticulata ‘Tom Knudsen’ Camellia reticulata ‘Tom Knudsen’ Camellia reticulata ‘Tom Knudsen’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lasca Beauty’ – again! Camellia reticulata ‘Lasca Beauty’ Camellia reticulata ‘Arch of Triumph’ –…

13th May

…1991. The former now relieved of the laurel hedge is flourishing. Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’ Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’ Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’ Rhododendron concinnum – great purple but the…

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’…

10th April

…too. Azaleodendron ‘Hardijzer Beauty’ Azaleodendron ‘Hardijzer Beauty’ A young Osmanthus yunnanensis with its first flowers. Some leaves have spines and some do not. Osmanthus yunnanensis Osmanthus yunnanensis This clump of…

13th July

…growers as well as garden centres and also grow Christmas trees.The few new plants seen were: Achillea ‘Lilac Beauty’ – a gentle colour Achillea ‘Lilac Beauty’ Achillea ‘Lilac Beauty’ Hibiscus…