16th July

…correctness again of course but total ignorance, vandalism and worse in reality. crocosmia variety crocosmia variety crocosmia variety crocosmia variety 2016 – CHW The five Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ planted on…

15th August

…pot in the nursery. Aconitum ‘Sparks Variety’ Aconitum ‘Sparks Variety’ 2018 – CHW Sorbus wilsoniana with three clusters of berries ripening away on a young plant planted only in 2013….

26th April

…Rhododendron ‘Damaris’ Rhododendron ‘Damaris’ A Rhododendron arboreum variety or hybrid with distinct spotting in the trumpets. One survivor from a large clump planted here 20 years ago. Rhododendron arboreum variety

27th May

…Ghent azalea variety late flowering Ghent azalea variety I thought I had seen enough Primula helodoxa on our Chelsea stand but there is now a good show outside my study…

16th June

…stock garden and I cannot see much difference with Carpenteria ‘Bodnant’ or Carpenteria ‘Elizabeth’ really. Flower size a bit and perhaps hardiness? Carpenteria californica ‘Ladhams Variety’ Carpenteria californica ‘Ladhams Variety’…

16th August

…‘Spark’s Variety’ is splendid in mid-August. Aconitum ‘Spark’s Variety’ Aconitum ‘Spark’s Variety’ The Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’ just coming out above the pond. Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’ Lilies in…

12th June

…see a pure white variety with no central flash of another colour listed in the new Hillier’s. Asia ought to try cuttings now. azalea azalea 2019 – CHW Cornus kousa…

9th June

…pushed to separately identify the two if you did not know. Clearly this is a clonal variety and not a separate species as thought until fairly recently. Styrax japonicus ‘Fargesii’…

13th November

…palmatum variety Acer palmatum variety 2017 – CHW Vandalism on the bridge over the River Luney outside the Bottom Lodge. Clearly someone objected to the no parking sign on this…

30th March

…the Isle of Wight but I am now, in enforced isolation, tackling the final batch of 120 to 150 care articles for every genus or species/variety of plant which Burncoose…