24th March

…fine 10 days ago. I had feared the worst for these variegated Hoherias. Hoheria populnea ‘Variegata’ Hoheria populnea ‘Variegata’ Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ hardly has a leaf left on it either….

31st May

…one to rush for but different and worth propagating. Weigelia ‘Florida Variegata’ Weigelia ‘Florida Variegata’ Opposite it is another Weigelia ‘Florida Variegata’ with a slightly different coloured flower. This one…

19th May

…‘Variegata’ with the usual reversions. Weigelia florida ‘Variegata’ Weigelia florida ‘Variegata’ Jasminum humile ‘Revolutum’ just coming out. Jasminum humile ‘Revolutum’ Jasminum beesianum likewise. Jasminum beesianum Weigelia florida ‘Variegata’ is now…

20th May

…The best one I have ever seen in full flower and by far the best thing in the garden at Tregullow today. Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa…

4th June

…‘Rubicon’ A superb Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’. Plastered in flower and by far the best thing in the garden today. Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa…

7th December

…on the newer growth, some yellowish white and some the more conventional green with white edging. Hoheria populnea ‘Alba Variegata’ Hoheria populnea ‘Alba Variegata’ Hoheria populnea ‘Alba Variegata’ Hoheria populnea…

1st November

…virginica ‘Henry’s Garnet’ earning its name! Itea virginica ‘Henry’s Garnet’ Hebe franciscana ‘Variegata’ (‘Silver Queen’) still in full flower today. Hebe franciscana ‘Variegata’ Hebe franciscana ‘Variegata’ Yesterday evening the Prime…

8th November

…Camellia sasanqua ‘Narumigata’ which looked so fine recently has split in half in the storms. Camellia sasanqua ‘Variegata’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Variegata’ is very pretty with the pink ends to its…

11th November

…seldom managed in recent years. A tender variety easily set back and partially defoliated in cold east winds. Hoheria populnea ‘Variegata’ Hoheria populnea ‘Variegata’ Hoheria populnea nearby is over but…

10th November

…pleasant colour contrast today between leaf and flower. Camellia sasanqua ‘Variegata’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Variegata’ Nearby Hydrangea lobbii (BSWJ 3214) is coming into flower! No wonder we have already lost two…