12th April

…‘Howard Asper’ Camellia 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’…

26th May

…planted in 1999. Azalea ‘Royal Command’ was over a fortnight ago. Azalea ‘Hotspur Red’ Azalea ‘Hotspur Red’ Azalea ‘Hotspur Red’ This very late flowering evergreen azalea in full shade below…

7th August

…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 leaves. Elymus…

28th July

…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 axillaris 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…

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….

10th June

…so. The adjacent Loderi ‘King George’ is over but some years the two coincide. CORNUS florida ‘Red giant’ CORNUS florida ‘Red giant’ CORNUS florida ‘Red giant’ 1997 – FJW Delias…

25th July

…hybrid with attractive blue-green foliage and striking red new growth just emerging here. Podocarpus lawrencei ‘Red Tip’ Podocarpus lawrencei ‘Red Tip’ Teucrium hir ‘Purple Tails’ – going over here but…