21st October

…we thought) Symplocos aff. sumuntia (formerly S. glomerata or so we thought) Symplocos aff. sumuntia (formerly S. glomerata or so we thought) Symplocos aff. sumuntia (formerly S. glomerata or so…

9th April

…its growth quite considerably. Deer damaged rhodie Symplocos aff. sumuntia full out in flower. Symplocos aff. sumuntia Symplocos aff. sumuntia Symplocos aff. sumuntia Rhododendron ‘Loch Awe’ splendid today. Rhododendron ‘Loch…

30th September

…clump is plastered in lovely blue berries. Very few last year. Asia needs to get collecting seed at once. What a display! Symplocos paniculata Symplocos paniculata Symplocos paniculata Symplocos paniculata…

22nd March

…and infrequently in the summer with the cutter bar set high. Primroses Primroses Tom Hudson has keyed out this previously unknown evergreen Symplocos as Symplocos lucida. It is very fine…

24th May

…in full flower outside the front gates. Symplocos paniculata Symplocos paniculata Symplocos paniculata 2019 – CHW We desperately need rain and the first few spring planted shrubs are already dead…

31st March

…x veitchiis First ‘yellow’ flower of the year on Magnolia ‘Sundance’. Another record as usually late April? Magnolia ‘Sundance’ An unnamed evergreen symplocos species. Not Symplocos dryophylla but not that…

7th April

…davidsonianum Symplocos dryophila full out. Symplocos dryophila Symplocos dryophila Then a few more rhododendron species suddenly out. Rhododendron heliolepis (C&N 5758) – doubtful if this is correctly named although it…

24th October

…stalks behind. The pictures are not that great but you can see the ultramarine blue fruits – or just a couple actually. Symplocos paniculatus Symplocos paniculatus Wind and rain forecast…

12th February

…might well have died. laurel leaves The Symplocos dryophylla was not as dead as it looked when cut back. It might reshoot but I doubt it. Symplocos dryophylla Camellia x…

24th March

…macabeanum Symplocos paniculata in flower. Symplocos paniculata Symplocos paniculata The Fellows gathered on the lawn. The Fellows The Fellows at Tregothnan. The Fellows Magnolia ‘Milky Way’ on the Bowling Green…