30th January

…itself is the distinguishing feature. This can clearly cause a bit of confusion.Daphne bholua ‘Spring Beauty’ is very lovely. Daphne bholua ‘Spring Beauty’ Daphne bholua ‘Spring Beauty’ Daphne bholua ‘Peter…

1st May

…Pink’ now properly out either side of the path by George’s Hut and scenting it well. Magnolia (Michelia) ‘Touch of Pink’ Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’ behind George’s Hut. Rhododendron ‘Beauty

16th February

…the Cornish magnolias flower, spring has arrived in England. Spring has arrived in Cornwall, today 16 February 2024. The date was declared by The Nare, together with The Great Gardens…

3rd June

…flowers on Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’. Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’ Flowers on Ilex yunnanensis which is developing well as an upright shrub. At Rosemoor it is used as…

24th April

Beauty’ Malus ‘Royal Beauty’ 2022 – CHW I thought I heard a cuckoo earlier this week but I definitely did in Old Park last night at the top of the…

8th April

…ditto. Camellia ‘Spring Festival’ Camellia ‘Spring Mist’ Camellia ‘Spring Mist’ Prunus maakii ‘Amber Beauty’ – glorious in full flower. Ours has not yet. Prunus maakii ‘Amber Beauty’ Prunus maakii ‘Amber…

12th February

…Arbutus andrachne Pseudowintera ‘Red Leopard’ – quite outstanding leaf colour. Pseudowintera ‘Red Leopard’ Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Nivalis’ just emerging. Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Nivalis’ Daphne ‘Spring Beauty’. Daphne ‘Spring Beauty’ Last year I…

13th February

…bholua ‘Garden House Ghost’ Daphne bholua ‘Limpsfield’ Daphne bholua ‘Limpsfield’ Daphne bholua ‘Limpsfield’ Daphne bholua ‘Gurka’ Daphne bholua ‘Gurka’ Daphne bholua ‘Gurka’ Daphne bholua ‘Spring Beauty’ Daphne bholua ‘Spring Beauty’…

1st February

…‘Bracken’s Brown Beauty’ Magnolia grandiflora ‘Bracken’s Brown Beauty’ Mahonia japonica nearly over in full shade by the greenhouse frames. Mahonia japonica The snowdrops moved from The Vean are half full…

12th October

…display as its spring bronzy leaves. This early leaf bronzing is seldom seen in small young plants in pots. Corylopsis ‘Spring Purple’ Corylopsis ‘Spring Purple’ 1947 – CW Returned from…