13th April

…‘Gyoiko’ Prunus ‘Gyoiko’ Prunus ‘Daikoku’ is even better! Prunus ‘Daikoku’ Prunus ‘Daikoku’ Prunus ‘Daikoku’ Sorbus yulana with its early leaves. Not very obviously Sorbus-like. Sorbus yulana Rhododendron monstroseanum fades a…

6th April

…Anyway it is startlingly good here today well away from any other cherry to cross with. Prunus cerascifera Prunus cerascifera Prunus cerascifera Prunus cerascifera Another Prunus ‘Shirotae’ glows in Bond…

7th May

…matsumae – hayazaki Prunus matsumae – hayazaki Prunus matsumae – hayazaki Prunus matsumae – yaemiyams Prunus matsumae – yaemiyams Prunus matsumae – yaemiyams Prunus matsumae – yaemiyams Prunus ‘Asagi’ Prunus

17th February

…to another Prunus ‘Okame’. Anyone any ideas? white very early flowering prunus white very early flowering prunus fourth Prunus ‘Okame’ A fourth Prunus ‘Okame’ right next to the Green Gate…

5th April

…‘E G Waterhouse’ Camellia x williamsii ‘E G Waterhouse’ Prunus ‘Shirotae’ is unbelievably good as usual. Prunus ‘Shirotae’ Prunus ‘Shirotae’ Prunus ‘Shirotae’ Behind it an Amelanchier laevis is out just…

8th April

…Xanthorhiza simplicissima Xanthorhiza simplicissima Prunus avium ‘Plena’ – in maturity quite a sight today. Prunus avium ‘Plena’ Prunus avium ‘Plena’ Magnolia ‘Phelan Bright’ very fine in the garden as well…

9th April

…‘Katsura-no-hana’ – Kirume. Azalea ‘Katsura-no-hana’ Azalea ‘Katsura-no-hana’ Prunus campanulata – really good! Prunus campanulata Prunus campanulata Prunus Jo-Nioi – single flowers but highly effective in maturity. Prunus Jo-Nioi Prunus Jo-Nioi…

17th March

…not dissimilar to Prunus ‘Felix Jury’ really but this one is out much earlier. Prunus ‘Collingwood Ingram’ Prunus ‘Collingwood Ingram’ Our best Magnolia sprengeri ‘Diva’ is also suddenly out as…

20th August

…might collect a few in a week or so as this is a rare cherry species well worth growing in quantity. Prunus perulata Prunus perulata Prunus perulata Prunus perulata Styrax…

25th April

…flowers. A day later the wind had blown most away. Prunus mahaleb Prunus mahaleb Magnolia ‘Stellar Acclaim’ is a mixture of colours and not that exciting below Slip Rail. Magnolia…