14th September

…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’ is one we have had…

15th September

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 betulus ‘Fastigiata’ was…

1st May

Orange’ Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ is coming into leaf and the twigs and new growth from last year is starting to lose its orange glow which was so striking in…

26th May

…an orange centre. This group were planted in 1999. Azalea ‘Royal Command’ was over a fortnight ago. Azalea ‘Hotspur Red’ Azalea ‘Hotspur Red’ Azalea ‘Hotspur Red’ This very late flowering…

4th November

…azalea Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ is now exhibiting its orange twigs even more clearly than a fortnight ago. A fine plant now. Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’…

12th June

…kousa ‘Doubloon’ Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ has bleached to yellow in full sun. Planted in 2008 and very attractive indeed today. Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ Acer palmatum…

28th June

…it only cross with another former Manglietia species? Magnolia sapaensis Magnolia sapaensis Magnolia sapaensis Manglietia yuyuanensis (now Magnolia yuyuanensis) is almost out in flower. No doubt we will miss it…

4th August

…Burncoose. Eucryphia nymansensis ‘Nymansay’ Eucryphia nymansensis ‘Nymansay’ Eucryphia nymansensis ‘Nymansay’ The best show in the garden today are five plants of Hydrangea paniculata grandiflora on the bank at Hovel Cart…

31st May

…‘Corneille’ Azalea ‘Orange King’ (evergreen) is the last of the new clumps in Kennel Close to flower. I have missed the others during Chelsea. Azalea ‘Orange King’ Azalea ‘Orange King’…

2nd October

…henryana Tilia henryana Tilia henryana Cotoneaster ‘unknown’ above The Hovel has large, oval, orange fruits but not in profusion and only in the centre of the large bush. This proves…