1st August

…Rosa ‘Many Happy Returns’ Rosa ‘Many Happy Returns’ Rosa ‘Ruby Wedding’ Rosa ‘Ruby Wedding’ Rosa ‘Deep Secret’ Rosa ‘Deep Secret’ Rosa ‘Peace’ Rosa ‘Peace’ Rosa ‘Ruby Wedding’ as a climber….

10th March

Ruby’ – nice white edging to the petals as you would expect from a Ruby. Planted 2015. Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x Magnolia ‘Pickards Ruby’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x Magnolia ‘Pickards…

17th March

…Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ Prunus ‘Collingwood Ingram’ as good as ever. Such a dark reddish-pink colour and…

12th March

…Michelia maudiae Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ tries to hide its flowers which face downwards. Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ Rhododendron stenaulum (now Rhododendron moulmainense) out by the greenhouse. The old…

8th March

…Williams’ has a flower well reflecting its parentage. Has it been named yet? Need to check the lists. Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ x ‘F J Williams’ Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ x ‘F…

21st April

…as good as I have ever seen it. Actually I think it is ‘Pickards Ruby’ – Garnet is nearby. ‘Pickards Ruby’ ‘Pickards Ruby’ ‘Pickards Ruby’ ‘Pickards Ruby’ Magnolia pseudokobus ‘Kubimishimodori’…

5th March

…‘Venus’. Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x ‘Pickards Ruby’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x ‘Pickards Ruby’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x ‘Pickards Ruby’ Magnolia ‘Rebeccas Perfume’ – first decent full flowering with us. A…

27th June

…these two are labelled the wrong way around? Leucanthemum ‘Banana Cream’ Helenium ‘Ruby Tuesday’ is quite nice in flower. Helenium ‘Ruby Tuesday’ The new hydrangeas are being picked out to…

7th January

…utilis subsp. albosinensis ‘China Ruby’ Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis ‘China Ruby’ Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis ‘China Ruby’ We left this old yew tree in the Isla Rose Plantation to try…

19th November

…was looking good. Euonymus grandiflorus ‘Ruby Wine’ living up to its name with pink seed capsules. The best new autumn colour that I have seen for ages. Euonymus grandiflorus ‘Ruby