18th July

…‘Pee Wee’ Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Pee Wee’ Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’ above the greenhouse has made a much larger plant. Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’ Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’ 2019 – CHW…

23rd May

…with posy for the Queen – Photo Courtesy of Sally. Queen’s Visit – Photo Courtesy of Sally. Then we get to the royal visit. The RHS say they will bring…

11th September

…Charm’ Anemone hupehensis ‘September Charm’ Anemone hupehensis ‘Queen Charlotte’ – some larger flowers are semi-double and a darker pink than ‘September Charm’. Anemone hupehensis ‘Queen Charlotte’ Anemone hupehensis ‘Queen Charlotte’…

2nd August

…pictures will be poor and fuzzily damp:Kniphofia ‘Ice Queen’ – not sure I have ever seen a pure white ‘red hot poker’ before. Kniphofia ‘Ice Queen’ Kniphofia ‘Ice Queen’ Olearia…

10th March

…Gresham hybrid Magnolia ‘Manchu Fan’ Magnolia ‘Manchu Fan’ Magnolia ‘Pickards Snow Queen’ (Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Picture’ x unknown) Magnolia ‘Pickards Snow Queen’ Magnolia ‘Pickards Snow Queen’ Magnolia ‘Pink Flamingo’ Magnolia…

25th March

…Not particularly unique but nice enough. Queen Mother’s magnolia Queen Mother’s magnolia Another towering Magnolia sargentiana var robusta which you get a perfect view of from the churchyard and village….

15th March

…Ipheion uniflorum Ipheion uniflorum Ipheion uniflorum ‘Charlotte Bishop’ Ipheion uniflorum ‘Charlotte Bishop’ Narcissus bulbicodum (as we saw naturalising so well in the garden) Narcissus bulbicodum Anemone pavonina Anemone pavonina 2019…

12th October

…var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’. The fruiting is irregular and confined to a few branches. Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var chinensis…

3rd August

…neighbouring Europe hits over 40°C. Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’ is already turning an autumnal pink in the drought. Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’ Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’ Magnolia ‘Todds Fortyniner’ is…

4th May

…Rhododendron ‘Jubilee Queen’ (loderi ‘Venus’ x Rose du Barri – 1935) Rhododendron loderi ‘Fairy Queen’ (griffithianum x fortunei ssp. fortunei) Rhododendron loderi ‘Fairy Queen’ (griffithianum x fortunei ssp. fortunei) Rhododendron…