30th October

Plena’ in full flower and flooding the area with scent. As good as I have ever smelt it. Camellia sasanqua ‘Rosea Plena’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Rosea Plena’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Rosea Plena’…

16th March

…the Gresham collection Magnolia ‘Cup Cake’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ – plant above greenhouse. Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ – plant above steps down…

23rd August

rosea Lapageria rosea Lapageria rosea Only one Echium pininana flower spike still has a few flowers left on it. The rest are brown and dead or have blown over. Not…

17th May

…always a shy flowerer and the flowers are easily hidden by leaves. Too far out for Chelsea now anyway. Wisteria floribunda ‘Violacea Plena Wisteria floribunda ‘Violacea Plena Wisteria floribunda ‘Violacea…

8th September

…a young plant. Lapageria rosea ‘Flesh Pink’ The ancient Lapageria rosea has been out for a while with one flower low down and embedded in the Alstroemeria. Lapageria rosea Lapageria…

8th April

…cold in 2018. Eucalyptus leucoxylon ‘Rosea’ Eucalyptus leucoxylon ‘Rosea’ Eucalyptus mannifera var. praecox – 2014 planted and now 35ft with attractive bark. Untouched by cold so far. Eucalyptus mannifera var….

17th November

…– very yellow foliage ‘Rosea Plena’ ‘Rosea Plena’ ‘Ken Juro’ ‘Ken Juro’ ‘Ken Juro’ ‘New Dawn’ ‘New Dawn’ ‘New Dawn’ ‘Paradise Little Lien’ ‘Paradise Little Lien’ ‘Paradise Little Lien’ “Maiden’s…

10th November

…its neighbour this one is only just beginning to come out. There is another identical plant just through the arch. Camellia sasanqua ‘Rosea’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Rosea’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Rosea’ 2002…

14th May

…double flowers appearing on the new growth rather than the old wood. Wisteria floribunda ‘Violacea Plena’ 2019 – CHW Wisteria floribunda ‘Violacea Plena’ (syn. ‘Black Dragon’) seems to flower sparsely…

1st April

…reticulata (white) Stapylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ with more flower than I have ever seen before on such a small tree. Fourteen years from planting. Stapylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Stapylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Stapylea…