5th January

…six years. Perhaps the best of the Sarcococcas when in flower? Sarcococca orientalis Sarcococca orientalis Sarcococca orientalis Sarcococca hookeriana var. digyna showing colour but not yet properly out. A huge…

23rd January

Sarcococca orientalis with pink tinged anthers showing from the flower heads and then white flowers. Sarcococca orientalis Sarcococca orientalis Sarcococca wallichii flowers are over but the odd black berry remains….

29th October

…feet in height I would guess. Sarcococca wallichii Sarcococca wallichii Sarcococca orientalis was a Roy Lancaster introduction in 1980. It has an attractive domed and compact habit which makes it…

9th February

…The digger and Frankie finally arrive to do the stump removal after weeks of it having been too wet. A pleasant combination of Galanthus nivalis and Sarcococca hookeriana var. digyna…

22nd October

…tender and prone to being cut to the ground in a very cold winter. Sarcococca saligna Sarcococca saligna 1982 – FJW Two flowers on smaller C williamsii in Big Quarry….

16th March

…year old tree with an enormous trunk. Podocarpus totara Podocarpus totara Litsea japonica with much larger leaves than ours. Litsea japonica Litsea japonica Sarcococca wallichii with black fruits still. Sarcococca

5th February

…catalogue. Sarcococca hookeriana ‘Winter Gem’ Sarcococca hookeriana ‘Winter Gem’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Caerhays’ above the fern bed in the main nursery. Camellia x williamsii ‘Caerhays’ The evergreen Sycopsis sinensis full…

19th November

…old vegetable garden which once held pride and place here. Sarcococca hookeriana ‘Digyna’ Sarcococca hookeriana ‘Digyna’ 2016 – CHW Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Wallaby’ is turning autumn yellow. A very dwarf growing…

19th January

…just coming out. The flower “buds” are dark red but will open white eventually. Sarcococca hookeriana ‘Winter Gem’ Sarcococca hookeriana ‘Winter Gem’ 2020 – CHW Camellia campetre ‘Fairy Blush’ almost…

2nd January

…Another couple of frosty days would do it. snowdrop Hydrangea lobbii is, absurdly, now coming into full flower as expected. Hydrangea lobbii Black berries on Sarcococca saligna. Most flowers are…