2nd January

…Rhododendron sinogrande has been flattened but it just missed Persea japonica in the foreground (three ‘japonicas’ in two days!). silver fir silver fir silver fir Camellia ‘Mary Costa’ just starting…

4th September

…of crataegus to produce berries since planted two years ago. Crataegus schraderiana ‘Fire Ball’ Crataegus schraderiana ‘Fire Ball’ Crataegus schraderiana ‘Fire Ball’ Sorbus japonica with fruits forming amid the silvery…

25th August

…smithii A few poor flowers on Eucryphia x nymansensis ‘Nymans Silver’ which has not enjoyed its first dry year in the ground above Crinodendron Hedge. Eucryphia x nymansensis ‘Nymans Silver’…

3rd August

…drop some of the New Zealand varieties. Agapanthus ‘Silver Moon’ – silver leaf edge variegation and much better than Agapanthus ‘Tinkerbell’. Agapanthus ‘Silver Moon’ Agapanthus ‘Windsor Grey’ – whitish grey…

5th April

…no catkins. Betula utilis ssp.jacquemontii ‘Silver Shadow’ Betula utilis ssp.jacquemontii ‘Silver Shadow’ Betula utilis ssp.jacquemontii ‘Silver Shadow’ Betula utilis ssp.jacquemontii ‘Silver Shadow’ 2018 – CHW To Belvoir Castle to plan…

23rd March

…M. maudiae on Friday?). seedlings from Michelia doltsopa ‘Silver Cloud’ seedlings from Michelia doltsopa ‘Silver Cloud’ seedlings from Michelia doltsopa ‘Silver Cloud’ Rhododendron kendrickii nearly over just below the three…

24th May

…the theme of the centenary as well as the stand and given both Burncoose and Millais gold medals, while the group got a silver gilt medal for their stand. (Read…

15th June

…and yellow lilies. “Warleggan’s Bank” “Warleggan’s Bank” ‘Grand Ball’ – Shasta daisies and Veronicastrum I think in the centre. ‘Grand Ball’ ‘Grand Ball’ “Demelza’s Kitchen” Demelza’s Kitchen ‘Country Inn’ by…

5th August

…conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’ with, as usual, exceptional secondary new growth which is pink and white becoming mottled green and white. Acer x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’ Acer x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’…

8th April

…this outside at Burncoose at 4ft tall after a cold winter. Hydrangea lobbii Hydrangea lobbii Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Silver King’ leafing up nicely. The silver variegation is irregular. Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Silver