27th April

…Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ beside it. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ & Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Malus ‘Jelly King’ now full out. Malus ‘Jelly King’ now full out. Malus ‘Jelly King’ now full…

28th April

…loderi ‘King George’. Rhododendron ‘Veryan Bay’ and Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ and Rhododendron davidsonianum. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ and Rhododendron davidsonianum Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ and…

10th April

…few visible leaves. Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ Acer fabri is evergreen. Here, for the first time, I see the attractive inflorescences on full show. Acer fabri…

9th April

‘Sun King’ Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ and Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ in the background. An odd and spectacular combination. Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ and Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Michelia ‘Touch…

24th April

…year of flowering. Malus ‘Jelly King’. Malus ‘Jelly King’ Malus ‘Brandy Wine’. Malus ‘Brandy Wine’ Malus brevipes ‘Wedding Bouquet’. Malus brevipes ‘Wedding Bouquet’ Malus ‘Royalty’. Malus ‘Royalty’ Malus ‘Butterball’. Malus…

21st March

…is nothing like as good as his Magnolia maudiae yesterday. Magnolia floribunda Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ full out and superb. Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ Sophora microphylla…

8th April

…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 King’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Silver King’…

15th April

…in early March. taking down an old beech tree taking down an old beech tree taking down an old beech tree taking down an old beech tree The Ilex platyphylla…

24th May

…Merrilopanax alpinus A late flowering Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ tucked away out of sight. Excellent today. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Rhododendron loderi…

29th April

…amazing double flowers. Rhododendron ‘Johnny Johnstone’ Sophora macrophylla ‘Sun King’ has no leaves after the cold but huge amounts of flower. Sophora macrophylla ‘Sun King’ Wonderful reddish-bronze new growth on…