31st May

…‘Satomi’ is coming into its best show. This is, I think, the best value of any of the C. kousa varieties. Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’…

10th June

…or whether it will fade? Is it really a Cornus kousa or is it really a Cornus florida variety? Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Cornus florida…

7th November

…year. Here it is exhibiting a decent show of autumn colour too to add yet more value to this exceptional form. Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’…

17th May

…Aesculus x marylandica Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ – the flower bracts are just colouring up. A week or two from the full show. Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Aesculus sylvatica…

28th May

…‘Diabolo’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ has come on a lot in a week since we last saw it but still not quite yet at its best. Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Cornus hongkongensis…

29th June

…and an odd colour. Rhododendron weyrichii Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ nearing the end of its lengthy performance. Still excellent. Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Another decent clump of Rhododendron auriculatum…

18th September

…are a few orange strawberries showing up but not that many. Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ 1971 – FJW The Duke of Cornwall came to stay. Arrived at 3.31pm….

27th April

…‘King George’ which is usually out with the Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ beside it. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ & Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Malus ‘Jelly King’ now full out. Malus ‘Jelly King’…

17th June

…to interest all types of gardener and including many South African herbaceous plants.Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ in full flower in the sun in a corner of the walled garden. Cornus kousa…

12th June

…from the February cold. Garrya elliptica ‘James Roof’ Jasminum beesianum full out on the lawn. Jasminum beesianum Jasminum beesianum Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ nearing its best. Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Illicium griffithii…