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’…

7th August

…but 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…

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…

26th May

…offset either side by forms of Azalea pontica. Azalea ‘Narcissiflorum’ Azalea ‘Narcissiflorum’ Azalea ‘Narcissiflorum’ Azalea ‘Hotspur Red’ is similar to ‘Royal Command’ but with an orange centre. This group were…

29th October

…crisp, dry and coldish autumn. We are currently in a prolonged wet patch. Acer rubrumRed Sunset’ Acer rubrumRed Sunset’ Acer heldreichii only has half decent autumn colour on…

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…

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….

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…

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…

25th July

…‘Elin’ – may not have ever caught the flowers as well as this. Thalictrum ‘Elin’ Thalictrum ‘Elin’ Thalictrum ‘Elin’ Thalictrum ‘Elin’ Geraniuma wallichianum ‘Crystal Lake’ – nice veining in the…