1st August

…pear. Pear ‘Doyenne du Comice’ Polemonium ‘Bambino Blue’ was pretty. Hardy? Polemonium ‘Bambino Blue’ Polemonium ‘Bambino Blue’ Polemonium ‘Bambino Blue’ Helenium ‘Sombrero’ in the rain. Helenium ‘Sombrero’ Helenium ‘Sombrero’ Helenium…

25th July

…and red edging. Cordyline australis ‘Salsa’ Cordyline australis ‘Salsa’ Olearia x oleifera ‘Waikariensis’ – not that different but a compact New Zealand introduction. Might make a nice unusual compact slow…

3rd August

…included: Cordyline australis ‘Salsa’ – nice but tender I assume. Cordyline australis ‘Salsa’ Cordyline australis ‘Pink Passion’ – quite similar to one which we do stock. Cordyline australis ‘Pink Passion’…

3rd July

…australis ‘Salsa’ and Cordyline indivisa in Roy Key’s garden at The Pound. Cordyline australis ‘Salsa’ and Cordyline indivisa Finally, this afternoon, it has started raining properly for the first time…

12th April

…‘Howard Asper’ Camellia reticulata ‘Red Emperor’ – another good red. Camellia reticulata ‘Red Emperor’ Camellia reticulata ‘Red Emperor’ Camellia reticulata ‘Fortyniner’ – another one we have sold. Camellia reticulata ‘Fortyniner’…

9th March

Red’ or ‘Red as Red’. Nigel Holman bred this and Treseders Nursery offered this first for sale in 1965 so it predates New Zealand breeding. Magnolia ‘Chyverton Red’ This is…

2nd June

…and gentler east winds. Pinkish red Pinkish red Pinkish red Pinkish red Then a red one with an orange flare. red red Still tight buds on Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’….

12th March

…good red hybrid. Rather better than ‘Cornish Red’ and very near the original clump of Rhododendron ‘Red Admiral’. red hybrid red hybrid A newly planted (today) Podocarpus spinulosus which is…

8th October

…of large round red fruits lower down and larger clusters higher up. red fruits red fruits red fruits red fruits Could these all be forms of Malus x floribunda? Very…

14th February

…‘Lanarth’ Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ and Rhododendron grande above the greenhouses. Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ 2021 – CHW Another really foul cold day where going into the garden is not a pleasure…