24th March

…defoliated although it looked 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…

8th October

…delavayi now full out. Schefflera delavayi Schefflera delavayi Hoheria populnea at its best in the mist. Hoheria populnea Hoheria populnea ‘Alba Variegata’ now in flower. Hoheria populnea ‘Alba Variegata’ Hoheria…

28th October

…anymore. Sarcococca saligna just out in flower. Sarcococca saligna Camellia sasanqua ‘Variegata’ outside the front gates. Camellia sasanqua ‘Variegata’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Variegata’ A good young plant of one of the…

8th November

…recently has split in half in the storms. Camellia sasanqua ‘Variegata’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Variegata’ is very pretty with the pink ends to its petals set against the white variegated foliage….

31st May

…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 is full out…

1st November

…Queen’) still in full flower today. Hebe franciscana ‘Variegata’ Hebe franciscana ‘Variegata’ Yesterday evening the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced another national lockdown from next Thursday, 5th November, for a…

7th December

Variegata’ Hoheria populnea ‘Alba Variegata’ Hoheria populnea ‘Alba Variegata’ The Camellia x williamsii ‘St Ewe’ hedge is only out, as yet, in parts and high up at around 15-20ft. Camellia…

4th June

…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 our form so…

20th May

…today. Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Rhododendron ‘Rubicon’ Rhododendron ‘Rubicon’ Lizzie’s first day outside Caerhays for eight and a half weeks. She may…

19th May

…was also very fond of granny’s bonnets which still thrive outside the dining room. granny’s bonnets Weigelia florida ‘Variegata’ with the usual reversions. Weigelia florida ‘Variegata’ Weigelia florida ‘Variegata’ Jasminum…