26th April

…WOODSMAN’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Patriot’ with its extraordinary blue flowers. Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Patriot’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Patriot’ Magnolia x brooklynensis…

14th September

…green leaves are attractive and certainly not obviously euphorbia like. I await the flowers next spring with interest. Euphorbia cyparissus ‘Orange Man’ Euphorbia cyparissus ‘Orange Man’ Calluna vulgaris ‘Silver Fox’…

15th September

…are going 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…

14th October

…autumn show although the best of its orange twigs are yet to emerge as the leaf drops. Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ Carpinus caroliniana is the first…

27th May

…new growth. Attractive reddish new growth on Eucalyptus mannifera var. praecox. Eucalyptus mannifera var. praecox Eucalyptus mannifera var. praecox Azalea ‘Sans de Gentbrugge’ is very close to ‘Corneille’. Azalea ‘Sans…

2nd October

…tender 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)…

28th August

…Bickford-Smith Hedychium gardnerianum ‘Assam Orange’ just out below the Rabbit Warren in its new site. Hedychium gardnerianum ‘Assam Orange’ The prize giving after the clay shoot. prize giving prize giving…

21st April

…deer have trimmed it up. One for cuttings. Illicium simonsii Illicium simonsii Illicium simonsii Manglietia duclouxii is very vigorous with shiny leaves. Manglietia duclouxii Manglietia duclouxii Manglietia duclouxii Michelia platypetala…

2nd June

…Very pretty as it comes out. Deutzia ningpoensis Deutzia ningpoensis Deutzia ningpoensis Deutzia ningpoensis The first orange with a yellow flash – nearly over. first orange This one really caught…

28th July

…emarginatum Lilium superbum Lilium superbum I have no idea what this orange-red rhododendron is but am delighted that we have layered it now. orange-red rhododendron orange-red rhododendron So “nothing” out…