30th April

…drive. Rhododendron royalii Rhododendron royalii I went to hunt down Viburnum cinnamomifolium in the garden to compare it with the Viburnum cylindricum seen in Wales with berries but as yet…

4th June

…unnamed on the planting plans is looking good beside the newly collected (relatively speaking) Quercus oxyodon. A viburnum species A viburnum species Sorbus folgneri ‘Emiel’ is out in flower after…

30th May

…You could almost like it despite the nasty fragrance. Viburnum rhytidophyllum Viburnum rhytidophyllum The ancient huge wisteria by the playhouse is just going over. Hardly out pre Chelsea. wisteria by…

24th April

…with many berries still from last autumn. Not a species we grow but quite similar to Viburnum cinnamomifolium and Viburnum odoratissiumum in some ways. Viburnum cylindricum Viburnum cylindricum An unknown…

15th September

…looks unhealthy it has a fair crop. Viburnum prunifolium Viburnum prunifolium Viburnum prunifolium Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ is turning in colour to yellow and its orange new shoots are going…

20th September

…and you can readily see why! The fruits are sweet and edible. One to take to the Garden Society dinner in early October I think. Viburnum prunifolium Viburnum prunifolium Viburnum

11th January

Viburnum awabuki is new to us and only a year from planting out. Hillier’s say it is a form of Viburnum odoratissimum and this had occurred to me as well….

27th June

…the other two were stupidly planted on the site of a former large bonfire. Viburnum betulifolium Viburnum betulifolium Viburnum betulifolium 1924 – JCW Much as in 1916 the season has…

5th June

…Caerhays:Quercus insignis rare plants rare plants Euonymus morrisonensisQuercus rugosa Decaisnea insignis Myrtus paraguayensis Viburnum awabuki Viburnum atrocyanea Plus Thomas Methuen-Campbell gives us from Penrice: Callistrus (a rare conifer) Quercus hypoxantha…

1st May

…in fruit last autumn I fear I photographed the wrong plant which was actually an Eleutherococcus. Viburnum prunifolium Viburnum prunifolium Viburnum prunifolium Rhododendron ‘Graziella’ just coming into flower by Georges…