24th April

…one which should have been perfect for Chelsea. Rhododendron ‘Michael’s Pride Rhododendron ‘Michael’s Pride Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ nearly over by the main quarry. A much dwarfer scented variety Rhododendron ‘Princess

21st March

…x Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’ which should have been named ‘Windsor Surprise’ but for the princesses’ intervention. Caerhays bred along with ‘Kew Surprise’. Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’…

27th February

Princess’ now full out in one of the greenhouses. Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ A few new varieties of camellias recently imported from…

13th April

…very sparse flowers. Three in fact on the whole 20 plus year old bush! Camellia ‘Tiny Princess’ Camellia ‘Tiny Princess’ Camellia ‘Tiny Princess’ Prunus ‘Gyoiko’ here is a new plant…

19th April

…out. Rhododendron davidsonianum Azara dentata plastered in flower. Azara dentata Azara dentata Azara dentata Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ at its best. Pinkish in bud. Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ Rhododendron…

31st March

…‘Princess Margaret’. Very late out for a campbellii. The plant in Kennel Close is now our best example of ‘Princess Margaret’. Another has partially keeled over. Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’…

10th August

…hibiscus varieties in the last few weeks but not seen this one anywhere else. Hibiscus syriacus ‘Diana’ Hibiscus syriacus ‘Diana’ Lagerstroemia indica ‘Red Emperor’ is flowering well as a result…

1st April

…breaking. A cherry tree of great merit which is a cross between Prunus incisa and Prunus speciosa. Prunus ‘Umineko’ Prunus ‘Umineko’ Prunus ‘Umineko’ Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ is poor. Small flowers…

30th January

…Daphne bholua ‘Perfume Princess’ Daphne bholua ‘Perfume Princess’ Daphne bholua ‘Perfume Princess’ Daphne bholua ‘Guardsman’ was only just coming out. Daphne bholua ‘Guardsman’ Daphne bholua ‘Jacqueline Postill’ Daphne bholua ‘Jacqueline…

14th August

…were sadly nearly over A second flush of flower on Rosa ‘Princess Alexandra of Kent’. Rosa ‘Princess Alexandra of Kent’ Rosa ‘Princess Alexandra of Kent’ Sambucus nigra ‘Black Lace’ and…