30th April

Paeonia ‘Delavayi’ – not the usual colour if correctly labelled? Paeonia ‘Oukan’ Paeonia ‘Oukan’ Paeonia ‘Oukan’ Paeonia ‘Isononami’ Paeonia ‘Isononami’ Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii – a very fine large flowered…

5th May

…Borde Hill cross between Paeonia delavayi and Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii. Paeonia ‘Anne Rosse’ Paeonia ‘Anne Rosse’ Paeonia ‘Anne Rosse’ Paeonia ludlowii – an especially fine form (previously lutea var….

8th May

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii Perhaps Paeonia obovata var. alba? Paeonia obovata var. alba Azara dentata looking very fine against a wall. Azara dentata Azara dentata Olearia…

25th April

…have burst into flower and the bees are very active. Echium pininana Echium pininana Echium pininana First fuchsia flowers. fuchsia First flower too on a Paeonia delavayi seedling. Paeonia delavayi…

24th May

…seedling of Paeonia delavayi but, judging by its colour, it is actually crossed with Paeonia ludlowii. Not really a nice colour and far removed from the lovely Borde Hill cross…

6th June

…in previous years with Louise in charge. hydrangea beds hydrangea beds A new entry for the 2023 catalogue – Paeonia daurica – just into leaf. Paeonia daurica Nothing quite matches…

25th September

…do not believe me. The ripe black seeds have already dropped out of their casings. Paeonia delavayi var. angustiloba Paeonia delavayi var. angustiloba Paeonia delavayi var. angustiloba 2018 – CHW…

21st August

…young plant A young plant The Magnolia delavayi have all now been cut so the view of the sea from the lawn has been restored. view of the sea Paeonia

12th May

…the three fairly recently planted new plants from Millais or Glendoick. Rhododendron floccigerum Paeonia delavayi just into flower outside the front door and on the lawn. Paeonia delavayi Zantedeschia aetheopica…

23rd April

…at Penrice Castle Old wisteria at Penrice Castle Paeonia ostii – a tree paeony variety. Paeonia ostii Pear ‘Doyenne du Comice’ well trained against a wall for generations. Pear ‘Doyenne…