30th October

…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’ Sadly the drought has done…

16th March

…Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ – plant above greenhouse. Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ – plant above steps down to the greenhouse. Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’…

17th May

…out for Chelsea now anyway. Wisteria floribunda ‘Violacea Plena Wisteria floribunda ‘Violacea Plena Wisteria floribunda ‘Violacea Plena 2016 – CHW Most of the day with Asia sorting the early rhododendron…

8th September

…The ancient Lapageria rosea has been out for a while with one flower low down and embedded in the Alstroemeria. Lapageria rosea Lapageria rosea ‘Picotee’ beneath the scaffolding with a…

17th November

…‘Navahoe’ ‘Navahoe’ ‘Navahoe’ ‘Silver Dollar’ ‘Silver Dollar’ ‘Silver Dollar’ ‘Rosea Plena’ – very yellow foliage ‘Rosea Plena’ ‘Rosea Plena’ ‘Ken Juro’ ‘Ken Juro’ ‘Ken Juro’ ‘New Dawn’ ‘New Dawn’ ‘New…

10th November

…flower and one plant has double flowers which I assume is s. ‘Rosea Plena’. Camellia sasanqua Camellia sasanqua Camellia sasanqua Rhododendron ‘Beau Brummell’ has secondary flowers still and some are…

21st August

…Pink’ is out about a month earlier than usual. Lapageria ‘Flesh Pink’ Ditto the elderly Lapageria rosea beside it. Lapageria rosea A very drought ridden and now dead Hydrangea villosa….

23rd August

…flowering season is two to three months. Lapageria rosea Lapageria rosea Lapageria rosea Lapageria rosea Only one Echium pininana flower spike still has a few flowers left on it. The…

13th December

Lapageria rosea with its last flower. Lapageria rosea Lapageria rosea Amazingly a flower still on a common day lily (Alstroemeria) by the front door in a very sheltered position. Alstroemeria…

28th March

…I think is paler in colour but I cannot at present locate it. Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ It now really is exactly…