1st March

…show. snow snow snow snow snow snow snow snow snow snow The Daphne bholua outside my window is definitely deceased in the cold wind. How many magnolias which are still…

12th April

…‘Dobro’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lady Piet’ – another red full double. Camellia reticulata ‘Lady Piet’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lady Piet’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lady Piet’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lady Piet’ Camellia reticulata ‘Nuccios Ruby’…

20th February

…poorish and have been pruned many times along with the ‘Cornish Snow’ over the years. Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ The flowers on Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ are enormous this…

28th April

…reticulata ‘Lary Piet’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lovely Lady’ – ditto. Camellia reticulata ‘Lovely Lady’ I have often wondered how many of the original Wilson 50 evergreen azaleas we actually have tucked…

4th March

…‘Talavera’ Magnolia ‘Plum Pudding’ with another ‘pudding’ underneath (Nicky). Magnolia ‘Plum Pudding’ Camellia reticulata ‘Fiesta Crane’ Camellia reticulata ‘Fiesta Crane’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lovely Lady’ </div Camellia reticulata ‘Lovely Lady’ Magnolia…

18th April

…rhododendrons Some young Rhododendron ‘Snow Lady’ in the bed have grown well in two years and will be ready to go into the garden next spring. Rhododendron ‘Snow Lady’ Rhododendron…

10th January

…The first snowdrop peeping out. Many more shoots will produce flowers in a couple of days. snowdrop A rather paler flowered clump of Rhododendron mucronulatum by the fernery is a…

9th December

…blue tit damage obvious on some. A little browning from frost. Other plants elsewhere in the garden still to show. Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia…

29th November

…above the ‘George Blandford’. ‘Cornish Snow Michael’ ‘Cornish Snow Michael’ ‘Cornish Snow Michael’ Three Corokias with masses of different coloured fruits: Corokia x virgata with orange ripe fruits (yellow before…

10th April

…speciosissima TELOPEA speciosissima Rhododendron ‘Lady Alice Fitzwilliam’ on the drive. Rhododendron ‘Lady Alice Fitzwilliam’ Rhododendron ‘Lady Alice Fitzwilliam’ Rhododendron ‘Lady Alice Fitzwilliam’ Rhododendron burmanicum equally good beside it. Rhododendron burmanicum…