7th March

…Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ on the wall below the greenhouse shows the pink buds and early opening flowers which turn to white. Quite a show today. Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’…

31st July

…‘Peach Blossom’ and Escallonia ‘Apple Blossom’. Escallonia ‘Pink Elle’ Escallonia ‘Pink Elle’ 2015 – CHW A bit of research into meliosma reveals the bloody botanists have struck again and changed…

26th May

…Azalea mollis ‘Apple Blossom’ Azalea mollis ‘Apple Blossom’Rather pale single flowers and nothing special in comparison to the next huge clump beside the drive which looks pink from a distance…

6th May

Blossom’ Azalea mollis ‘Apple Blossom’ The early spring lambs are coming on well. Early spring lambs Is this a bronze form of Fagus sylvatica ‘Asplenifolia’? Fagus sylvatica ‘Asplenifolia’? Fagus sylvatica…

17th April

…is at its best today. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ is now full out below the greenhouses and quite an improvement from a fortnight ago although the pink…

28th November

…clump First flower on Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ rather earlier than usual. Three flowers only and just singletons. Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ Escallonia rubra var macrantha strangely full out by…

1st May

…Just buds for now but interesting leaves with an odd silvery hue. Crataegus schraderiana Deutzia x rosea ‘Yuki Cherry Blossom’ just out. Rounded habit so far. Deutzia x rosea ‘Yuki…

4th May

…The third has a fine display of bronze new growth today. Betula insignis ‘Fansipanensis’ Betula insignis ‘Fansipanensis’ Deutzia x rosea ‘Yuki Cherry Blossom’ now full out. Deutzia x rosea ‘Yuki…

6th February

…‘Apple Blossom’ about on a par to last year’s sighting. Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ Sycopsis tutcheri seems fully evergreen and now with red flowers which are actually petal-less stamens. This…

14th April

…a ‘daybreak’ rather than a ‘peach’. Magnolia ‘Peachy’ Magnolia ‘Peachy’ Magnolia ‘Peachy’ Here is a younger Magnolia ‘Daybreak’ in Kennel Close which is very different and a much darker mix…