12th April

…inspect Magnolia ‘Fairy White’. Magnolia ‘Fairy White’ Betula utilis jacquemontii ‘Pink Champagne’ has shed its old bark and now has a pinkish trunk. Betula utilis jacquemontii ‘Pink Champagne’ Impressive catkins…

24th August

…in the reference books. Duranta erecta Duranta erecta Daphne x transatlantica ‘Eternal Fragrance’ scenting the air around the cash point. Daphne x transatlantica ‘Eternal Fragrance’ Daphne x transatlantica ‘Eternal Fragrance’…

22nd March

…looking good. Rhododendron arboreum ‘Tony Shilling’ Camellia ‘High Fragrance’ living up to its name. Camellia ‘High Fragrance’ Camellia ‘High Fragrance’ 2021 – CHW A late afternoon garden tour with Tom…

17th March

…of flower or looking better. Magnolia ‘Ian’s Red’ Magnolia ‘Ian’s Red’ Camellia ‘High Fragrance’ and it really was despite the first two flowers being battered by wind. Camellia ‘High Fragrance’…

21st June

…as pink buds. The open flower has pink blotches which remain pink even when the flowers are over and fall to the ground. The blotches are irregular and most pronounced…

5th February

…‘Cinnamon Scentsation’ Camellia ‘High Fragrance’ just starting. Camellia ‘High Fragrance’ Camellia ‘Cinnamon Cindy’ nearly over and well scenting the air on a still overcast day. (Camellia ‘Gay Baby’ beside it…

30th May

…by Treberrick. Pink and white forms. Good news that hedges cannot be cut in the summer nowadays except on roads. Rosa canina Rosa canina Rosa canina Rosa canina I collected…

26th February

…Zealand) Camellia ‘High Fragrance’ certainly is although only showing at the very top of the bush as yet. Camellia ‘High Fragrance’ More Camellia lutchuensis with flowers showing up better. Camellia…

14th June

…pekinensis ‘Yellow Fragrance’ not, as yet, looking very yellow (apart from the leaves). Syringa pekinensis ‘Yellow Fragrance’ Aesculus californica now nearly out and smelling gorgeous. Aesculus californica Keteleeria davidiana, which…

26th April

…hint of pink in bud and you have to strain your eyes to see the pink in the tepals after that. Magnolia ‘Pink Kobus’ Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ is quite…