11th March

…so need to consult the planting records again. Planted pre 1997 anyway. Pink azalea Mauve azalea Adjacent I find the first pieris of the year in flower. first pieris of…

28th July

…dry it is only now coming into growth? Pieris Pieris Pieris Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Pendulum’ with its trailing ‘skirt’ nibbled by roe deer. Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Pendulum’ Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Pendulum’ Cercidiphyllum japonicum…

13th May

…many others here and in other key woodland gardens – especially Windsor. Pieris japonica ‘Charles Williams’ Pieris japonica ‘Charles Williams’ The last survivors of the big clump of Rhododendron ‘Mrs…

9th March

…Vincent Cup Mike collects the Brother Vincent Cup Magnolia ‘Bishop Peter’ wins the Lamellen Cup Jaimie collects the Lamellen Cup Pieris japonica ‘Valley Valentine’ First Prize Camelia ‘Pink Icicle’ Podocarpus…

15th February

…Camellia x williamsii ‘Brigadoon’ I suspect this is not nearly pink enough to be labelled as Pieris ‘Valley Valentine’ (which it is) but quite nice today. Pieris ‘Valley Valentine’ Pieris

27th November

…the flowers to best effect. Camellia x williamsii ‘November Pink’ Another Pieris with very advanced flower buds. Pieris 2017 – CHW Total leaf drop now on Magnolia x loebneri ‘Leonard…

23rd March

…some leaves intact. Quercus alnifolia Quercus alnifolia Quercus alnifolia Pieris very fine. Pieris Betula albo sinensis with catkins. Betula albo sinensis Betula albo sinensis Betula albo sinensis Quercus nigra ‘Beethoven’…

7th November

…Stewartia x henrya really is exceptional in autumn. The best of this genus for autumn colour here by far. Stewartia x henrya Stewartia x henrya Stewartia x henrya Pieris flowers…

9th April

…Azalea ‘Hino Crimson’ Azalea ‘Hino Crimson’ Azalea ‘Hino Crimson’ Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron macabeanum Pieris ‘White Pearl’ Pieris ‘White Pearl’ If you want to see other nice things at the show…

8th February

…Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’. Nice buds too. Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’ Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’ Early flowers on a previously hidden pieris which was under a huge beech tree which…