12th May

…a good fortnight behind. CAMELLIA ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ CAMELLIA ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ Camellia ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ – one of the last camellias to flower and often still showing a flower in July. Twice…

29th May

…us to admire.Ilex rubra from Mexico. Ilex rubra Ilex rubra Ilex rubra Ilex yunnanensis var. parvifolia – not very holly like flowers or leaves which might easily be confused as…

28th November

…Blossom’ Escallonia rubra var macrantha strangely full out by the greenhouses. At least that is what I think it is? Need to check with Jaimie. Escallonia rubra var macrantha Escallonia…

14th May

…2021 – CHW Lots of showers – all good!A young Quercus rubra ‘Aurea’ in leaf. Two others newly planted in Kennel Close succumbed to last summer’s drought. Quercus rubra ‘Aurea’…

21st May

…which were three weeks later into flower than ours. Scilla verna ‘Sea eagle and fish’ bronze in the garden. bronze Escallonia rubra var. macrantha – a wonderful seaside hedge. Escallonia…

2nd December

…sectifolius A liner of Camellia brevistyla var. rubra with tiny flowers. Cuttings from Tregrehan to add to our camellia species collection here. Camellia brevistyla var. rubra Camellia brevistyla var. rubra

3rd May

…spreading species which would do well as a windbreak as it is here. Ilex cornuta Ilex cornuta Ilex cornuta Quercus rubra ‘Aurea’ just into leaf. Quercus rubra ‘Aurea’ Quercus rubra

4th May

…red late flowered camellia full out in May. It has to be Camellia ‘Mathotiana Rubra’. Might it last for Chelsea? Camellia ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ Camellia ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ Rhododendron haematodes – a…

13th July

…may well be Oxalis rubra from South America. Well worth growing for its leaves alone. Oxalis rubra Oxalis rubra Another Penstemon which Karol may be able to identify from our…

28th October

…no sign of the onset of autumn. Aesculus wangii Aesculus wangii 2016 – CHW Amazing autumn colours in the nursery today.Quercus rubra – a dull day but a clear red…