12th April

…reticulata ‘Red Emperor’ – another good red. Camellia reticulata ‘Red Emperor’ Camellia reticulata ‘Red Emperor’ Camellia reticulata ‘Fortyniner’ – another one we have sold. Camellia reticulata ‘Fortyniner’ Camellia reticulata ‘Tom…

26th May

…The double flowered yellow Azalea ‘Narcissiflorum’ is a huge clump overhanging the drive offset either side by forms of Azalea pontica. Azalea ‘Narcissiflorum’ Azalea ‘Narcissiflorum’ Azalea ‘Narcissiflorum’ Azalea ‘Hotspur Red’…

7th August

…a clump. Pennistetum alop. ‘Red Head’ Pennistetum alop. ‘Red Head’ Pennistetum alop. ‘Red Head’ Pennistetum alop. ‘Red Head’ A new grass to me Elymus arenarius with canes of light blue-grey…

28th July

…spring – Ailanthus altissima ‘Purple Dragon’. Ailanthus altissima ‘Purple Dragon’ Ailanthus altissima ‘Purple Dragon’ Gordonia axillaris was planted in 1991 but I have never yet seen it flower here. Gordonia…

16th March

…new growth emerges. Podocarpus ‘Red Embers’ Podocarpus ‘Red Embers’ Podocarpus ‘Red Embers’ Podocarpus ‘Red Embers’ Pseudotaxus chienii looks a bit insipid. Pseudotaxus chienii Pseudotaxus chienii Pseudotaxus chienii Pseudotaxus chienii Schefflera…

14th February

…‘Annas Red’ Helleborus orientalis ‘Annas Red’ Helleborus orientalis ‘Annas Red’ Helleborus orientalis ‘Annas Red’ A nice showing of dwarf blue iris in pots too. dwarf blue iris Despite the continuing…

29th October

…– CHW Just look and wonder at this lot as a comparison of wonderful colour:Pseudowintera colorata ‘Red Leopard’ – stunning form. Pseudowintera colorata ‘Red Leopard’ Pseudowintera colorata ‘Red Leopard’ Pseudowintera…

12th March

…Rather better than ‘Cornish Red’ and very near the original clump of Rhododendron ‘Red Admiral’. red hybrid red hybrid A newly planted (today) Podocarpus spinulosus which is a very welcome…

12th May

…be forgiven I suppose? It is a nice red form of Enkianthus campanulatus but nothing more. Enkianthus campanulatus Enkianthus campanulatus Acer platanoides ‘Royal Red’ has fine new leaves. Acer platanoides…

26th September

…‘Red Hot Lava’ with its curiously veined orange flowers. A nice new batch for sale from our own cuttings. Abutilon ‘Red Hot Lava’ Abutilon ‘Red Hot Lava’ Acer tataricum subsp….