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…

29th October

‘Red Sunset’ Acer rubrum ‘Red Sunset’ Acer heldreichii only has half decent autumn colour on one more sheltered branch. The rest already blown away. This species would have good potential…

14th November

…see the proper red in its leaves. Acer rubrum ‘Red Sunset’ Acer rubrum ‘Red Sunset’ Acer campestre ‘Red Shine’ gets its name from spring new growth not autumn colour! Acer…

27th July

‘Red Army’ – a 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…

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…

12th February

…‘Summer Sunset’ Trachelospermum asiaticum – pure green Trachelospermum asiaticum Trachelospermum jasminoides – red leaves when overwintered outside Trachelospermum jasminoides – red leaves Trachelospermum jasminoides – green when not Trachelospermum jasminoides…

26th May

…fortnight ago. Azalea ‘Hotspur Red’ Azalea ‘Hotspur Red’ Azalea ‘Hotspur Red’ This very late flowering evergreen azalea in full shade below the Hovel has never had a name in my…

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’….