16th June

…A huge effort which paid off. The Royal Marines band. Royal Marines band An unusual performance on the lawn accompanied by a group. performance performance Morris dancers? Morris dancers? Morris…

26th May

…a huge clump overhanging the drive offset either side by forms of Azalea pontica. Azalea ‘Narcissiflorum’ Azalea ‘Narcissiflorum’ Azalea ‘Narcissiflorum’ Azalea ‘Hotspur Red’ is similar to ‘Royal Command’ but with…

19th June

…‘Midsommer Maiden’ Another form of Rhododendron royallii ‘Royal Flush’ full out which is I think a solitary survivor of what was ‘Royal Flush Apricot’. ‘Royal Flush Apricot’ ‘Royal Flush Apricot’…

15th December

…looking good by the main nursery. Camellia x williamsii ‘George Blandford’ Camellia x williamsii ‘George Blandford’ Salvia ‘Royal Bumble’ in full flower in the cash point too for Christmas. Salvia…

26th December

…because they grossly overflower (in this case in July) and then weaken themselves by overseeding and use all their energy to procreate. Rhododendron ‘Royal Flush’ Rhododendron ‘Royal Flush’ Rhododendron ‘Royal

26th July

…things but quite nice. I wonder who raised all these. Salvia ‘Royal Bumble’ may be the best? Salvia ‘Icing Sugar’ Lysimachia punctata ‘Alexander’ for those who like variegated leaves? Lysimachia…

8th April

…‘Sem’ – superb double new coloured growth. Prunus ‘Royal Burgundy’ – well worth stocking. Prunus ‘Royal Burgundy’ Prunus ‘Royal Burgundy’ Xanthorhiza simplicissima – the huge spreading clump which I first…

12th June

…up but seems happy enough without. Hydgrangea scandens Hydgrangea scandens Hydgrangea scandens Three plants of Rhododendron royalii ‘Yellow Flush Form’ planted in 2008 are looking well although the rain has…

29th May

…survivors from the original six forms. Not the best ones of course. Rhododendron ‘Royal Flush’ – yellow form Rhododendron ‘Royal Flush’ – yellow form A carpet of fallen flowers under…

15th April

…one to us but clearly in the ‘Peachy’/’Daybreak’ category. Magnolia ‘Royal Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Royal Splendour’ Cestrum ‘Newellii’ full out in flower in the nursery. Cestrum ‘Newellii’ Rhododendron williamsianum x martinianum…