12th April

red single but late flowering. Camellia reticulata (hybrid) ‘Red Chrystal’ Camellia reticulata (hybrid) ‘Red Chrystal’ Camellia reticulata (hybrid) ‘Red Chrystal’ Camellia reticulata ‘Dobro’ – almost a paeony form – only…

9th March

…tree at Burncoose by the rockery is a stronger colour but not really ‘red’ like some of the New Zealand hybrids like ‘Ian’s Red’ or ‘Red as Red’. Nigel Holman…

14th February

…‘Lanarth’ Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ and Rhododendron grande above the greenhouses. Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ 2021 – CHW Another really foul cold day where going into the garden is not a pleasure…

8th October

…of large round red fruits lower down and larger clusters higher up. red fruits red fruits red fruits red fruits Could these all be forms of Malus x floribunda? Very…

18th April

…macropodum var. humile Rhododendron ‘Red Centurian’ nearly over. Rhododendron ‘Red Centurian’ Rhododendron ‘Red Centurian’ Lindera erythrocarpa has made a decent tree of 30 feet or so. The best of the…

20th February

…true 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…

12th March

…us. Michelia (as I still insist it is) floribunda var. tonkinensis A good red hybrid. Rather better than ‘Cornish Red’ and very near the original clump of Rhododendron ‘Red Admiral’….

26th September

…for sale from our own cuttings. Abutilon ‘Red Hot Lava’ Abutilon ‘Red Hot Lava’ Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala just starting its vivid red autumn colours at the tips of some…

27th May

…addition. Syringa ‘Sensation’ Syringa ‘Sensation’ I must have relented on the anti-lilac front for here is Syringa ‘Sensation’ with its bicolour flowers. Time it was pruned down hard. Not very…

20th March

…bark and red buds on last year’s new growth. Illicium simonsii Illicium simonsii Illicium simonsii Illicium simonsii Persea brevifolia with red new growth just starting. Persea brevifolia Debregeasia longifolia plastered