24th March

…the evergreen Hoheria populnea ‘Variegata’. The tree is almost completely defoliated although it looked fine 10 days ago. I had feared the worst for these variegated Hoherias. Hoheria populnea ‘Variegata’…

31st May

…plus years ago by me. Weigelia ‘Florida Variegata’ Weigelia ‘Florida Variegata’ Jasminum humile ‘Revolutum’ Jasminum humile ‘Revolutum’ Beside it is a good plant of Jasminum humile ‘Revolutum’ which we need…

4th June

…by far the best thing in the garden today. Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Rhododendron ‘Tortoiseshell Orange’ just going over. Rather paler than…

4th July

…cornus. Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ and Clematis ‘General Sikorski’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ and Clematis ‘General Sikorski’ First flower buds on Japanese anemones contrast nicely too with nearly over nepeta. Clever colour…

31st January

…discolor Asterotrichion discolor Asterotrichion discolor Asterotrichion discolor Azara integrifolia ‘Variegata’ looks particularly fine today. Wonderful colour combinations in the leaf. Azara integrifolia ‘Variegata’ Azara integrifolia ‘Variegata’ Cornus officinalis is full…

2nd November

…foliage but are a nice surprise in November. Hoheria populnea ‘Variegata’ Hoheria populnea ‘Variegata’ 1981 – FJW Vincent Curtis died – the best flower arranger of his age. 1923 –…

3rd August

…‘Variegata’ Gingko biloba ‘Variegata’ Flower buds showing and nearly out on Tilia kuisiana. This was in full flower in September last year. Tilia kuisiana Fruits forming early on Acer cappadocicum….

1st August

…irregular variegations here and there which are by no means all over the small tree. Gingko biloba ‘Variegata’ Gingko biloba ‘Variegata’ Rhododendron parishii (CWT 6346) with its first ever flower…

8th October

…bees and wasps seeking its nectar. Camellia sasanqua Camellia sasanqua Camellia sasanqua ‘Variegata’ has a much larger flower with pinkish-red edging to its flowers. Camellia sasanqua ‘Variegata’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Variegata’…

22nd August

…growth almost completely white with few green centres in the younger leaves. Hoheria populnea ‘Alba Variegata’ Hoheria populnea ‘Alba Variegata’ Cotoneaster hualiensis with a fine crop of berries again this…