12th April

…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’ Camellia reticulata…

20th February

…Blood Red arboreum. Blood Red arboreum Blood Red arboreum A Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ sister seedling (and not as good) showing up in the mist outside the front gates. Magnolia ‘Caerhays…

10th June

…is over but some years the two coincide. CORNUS florida ‘Red giant’ CORNUS florida ‘Red giant’ CORNUS florida ‘Red giant’ 1997 – FJW Delias grand design – 5 pieces done…

21st March

…this year. Rhododendron magnificum Leujocum aestivum ‘Gravetye Giant’ just out in Tin Garden. Bulbs planted in the autumn and out earlier than expected. Leujocum aestivum ‘Gravetye Giant’ Leujocum aestivum ‘Gravetye…

8th October

…pear shaped oblong or pear shaped 3. Small clusters of large round red fruits lower down and larger clusters higher up. red fruits red fruits red fruits red fruits Could…

11th March

Giant’ – a good light pink form too which appeared to self sow itself. Chionodoca ‘Pink Giant’ Chionodoca ‘Pink Giant’ Chionodoca ‘Pink Giant’ And a few more novelties in the…

27th July

…bit taller growing than our Helenium ‘Ruby Tuesday’ but one red helenium is probably enough. Helenium ‘Red Army’ Helenium ‘Red Army’ Red Admiral butterflies on buddleia flowers but the little…

7th August

…good as 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…

29th October

…Leopard’ – stunning form. Pseudowintera colorata ‘Red Leopard’ Pseudowintera colorata ‘Red Leopard’ Pseudowintera colorata – quite bland by comparison. Pseudowintera colorata Pseudowintera colorata Pseudowintera colorata ‘Red Glow’ – different again….

7th March

…indeed but nowhere near as large as our campbellii alba seedling pictured a few days ago. Magnolia ‘Mossmans Giant’ Magnolia ‘Mossmans Giant’ Magnolia ‘Mossmans Giant’ Magnolia ‘Todds Fortyniner’ is STILL…