23rd February

…was a Kingdom Ward collection from Mount Victoria in Burma. Tom’s father grows this in New Zealand. Rhododendron albotomentosum Rhododendron albotomentosum Rhododendron albotomentosum Rhododendron albotomentosum Camellia chekiangoleosa has peculiar buds…

21st April

…would be very odd if it had not arrived at all. Lots of archive work to do. Tom offers cuttings in the summer. This is a must acquire for the…

Tom Hudson – Camellia cuspidata saga!

Back to 22nd February. As mentioned on the 22nd February 2018, I sent the images to Tom Hudson (Tregrehan Gardens) and here is the debate that ensued between myself, Tom

20th March

…as a large shrub under glass. Grevillea ‘Fireworks’ Grevillea ‘Fireworks’ An unnamed wild collected Hedychium which Tom gave us a plant of last year. Tender and spring flowering. It grows…

Tom Hudson’s Reply – 10th June 2019

…if I can find one for when you come over on the 28th. Glad that you enjoyed the fair. I’m enjoying this rain just as much. Soon Tom Dipentodon sinicus…

13th March

…very different to the maudiae I photographed here a few days ago. I have asked Tom Hudson for his opinion and Tom replied: Hi Charles, i havent knowingly seen a…

29th April

…Mexico and Guatemala fits this bill. As we look closely to photograph the mature plants Tom Hudson, the owner, notices large red fruits in two parts(pod and receptacle). Tom’s plants…

12th April

…Knudsen’ – very good today. Camellia reticulata ‘Tom Knudsen’ Camellia reticulata ‘Tom Knudsen’ Camellia reticulata ‘Tom Knudsen’ Camellia reticulata ‘Tom Knudsen’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lasca Beauty’ – again! Camellia reticulata ‘Lasca…

21st March

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2020 – CHW Two separate garden tours today with Peter Clay and Tom Hudson. Four…

17th May

…kousa ‘Satomi’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Aesculus sylvatica with its first decent flowering in Tin Garden. Aesculus sylvatica Aesculus sylvatica Aesculus sylvatica The rare Quercus hypoxantha with new leaves and catkin…