23rd May

…have to interpret. Rhododendron hybrids Rhododendron hybrids Rhododendron hybrids Rhododendron hybrids Rhododendron hybrids Rhododendron hybrids I had forgotten that there is a decent paulownia in the corner of Penvergate. Paulownia…

28th February

…trumpets than the true species which still thrives in the Auklandii Garden. Narcissus cyclamineus seedlings and hybrids Narcissus cyclamineus seedlings and hybrids Narcissus cyclamineus seedlings and hybrids Narcissus cyclamineus seedlings…

4th May

…a proper name with its pink edging. rhododendron hybrids rhododendron hybrids New leaves emerging on Juglans ailanthifolia. Attractive. They will become huge (one meter long). Juglans ailanthifolia Sorbus alnifolia in…

10th April

…1923 – JCW Daffs are all over excepting a few last poets. The white Auklandii hybrids are at their best, the Orbiculare hybrids are very good. No frost as yet…

16th February

…them the last two years also. Quite a miss! rhododendron hybrids rhododendron hybrids rhododendron hybrids rhododendron hybrids 2016 – CHW Finally a night of some not very severe frost but…

10th May

…and one of Forrest’s enkianthus at their best – Zealanicum hybrids good, no Harrow hybrids yet but some Cornish Loderi. 1925 – JCW Cherries over. Auklandii very few flowers, one…

5th March

…Narcissus cyclamineus hybrids opposite the front door. These may be the best of the three batches to propagate from. Narcissus cyclamineus hybrids 2016 – CHW Strong north wind makes camera…

6th March

…Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Another group of my father’s hybrids which I need to track and identify. Another group of my father’s hybrids Another group…

19th April

…azalea hybrids FJW’s azalea hybrids FJW’s azalea hybrids Staphylea ‘Elegans’ coming nicely into flower in the strong east wind today which has made photography difficult. Staphylea ‘Elegans’ Staphylea ‘Elegans’ Staphylea…

20th April

…dog walk brings me into the Auklandii Garden where a clump of unnamed rhododendron hybrids, originally layers from our former seedling hybrids in the Rookery, are full out. The new…