11th May

…fully out but a huge bract! Cornus ‘Venus’ Cornus ‘Venus’ Cornus ‘Venus’ Fagus grandiflora var. mexicana looks tenderish and has dieback. Fagus grandiflora var. mexicana Crataegus wattiana now in full…

26th May

…Magnolia acuminata ‘Seiju’ Crataegus schraderiana is still not quite in flower. Attractive leaves. Crataegus schraderiana Crataegus schraderiana Cornus ‘Venus’ has now developed a pink tinge. Cornus ‘Venus’ Cornus ‘Venus’ Magnolia…

22nd May

…on our stand is Cornus ‘Venus’ with gigantic bracts. Can we get enough plants to supply the impending rush of orders? Only by the autumn. Cornus ‘Venus’ Cornus ‘Venus’ Meanwhile…

20th April

…Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Vesta’ Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Vesta’ Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Venus’ is more sparse in its flowering and the trusses are more hidden by leaves. Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Venus’ Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Venus’ Enkianthus…

27th April

…x brooklynensis ‘Evamaria’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Evamaria’ Rhododendron loderi ‘Venus’ just out in a young clump of three. Rhododendron loderi ‘Venus’ Rhododendron loderi ‘Venus’ Rhododendron loderi ‘Venus’ Rhododendron loderi ‘King…

21st May

…Bracts the size of my hand when fully mature. Cornus ‘Venus’ Cornus ‘Venus’ Cornus ‘Venus’ Deutzia calycosa ‘Dali’ with its large clusters of bicoloured flowers. Excellent! Deutzia calycosa ‘Dali’ Deutzia…

17th June

…flowers were nearly over and developing pinkish spots then more pink all over. The flower bracts are enormous. Cornus ‘Venus’ Cornus ‘Venus’ Cornus ‘Venus’ The yew ‘chapel’ has grown from…

9th June

…group of three originally but only one made it. Intricate and attractive flowers but not a terribly robust plant. Calycanthus ‘Venus’ Calycanthus ‘Venus’ Calycanthus ‘Venus’ Salvia x jamensis ‘Hot Lips’…

31st May

…new growth. Tilia oliveri Cornus ‘Venus’ making a splendid show even as a young plant. Cornus ‘Venus’ Cornus ‘Venus’ Philadelphus purpurascens in Tin Garden. Philadelphus purpurascens Philadelphus purpurascens Deutzia calycosa…

14th September

…Front Gate. Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Venus’ Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Venus’ A youngish Lithocarpus cleistocarpa with the first ever gigantic (but still unripe) seed heads which we have never seen here. This is…