A trip to Tregrehan to study Hydrangeas

…Perfectly hardy. Rhododendron nuttallii Rhododendron nuttallii Rhododendron nuttallii Rhododendron nuttallii Rhododendron maddenii (from Taiwan). Rhododendron maddenii Rhododendron maddenii Hydrangea aspera Villosa Group Hydrangea aspera Villosa Group Hydrangea aspera Villosa Group

30th September

…laevis Photinia villosa var laevis Photinia villosa var zollingeri Photinia villosa var zollingeri Photinia villosa var zollingeri Photinia villosa var koreana Photinia villosa var koreana Photinia villosa var koreana Photinia…

19th September

…Absolutely covered in fruit. Photinia villosa var. coreana Photinia villosa var. coreana Photinia villosa var. coreana The more common Photinia villosa var. laevis is far less heavily laden and markedly…

4th June

…tour. Another pinkish Rhododendron royalii hybrid has one flower. pinkish Rhododendron royalii hybrid Here is part of the group photo. group photo group photo group photo 2016 – CHW A…

13th May

…Rhododendron Naomi Group – in the rhodo planting above Rogers Quarry. Rhododendron Naomi Group Rhododendron Naomi Group Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ (our own hybrid) might just make it for Chelsea. Rhododendron ‘Nancor’…

9th April

…the superb clump has died since last year. Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp xanthocodon ‘Purpurellum Group’ Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp xanthocodon ‘Purpurellum Group’ Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp xanthocodon ‘Purpurellum Group’ Rhododendron cinnarbarinum – long…

4th May

…Purpurellum Group with a few flowers. This is borderline with us even in full shelter. Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp. xantocodon Purpurellum Group Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp. xantocodon Purpurellum Group There has always…

3rd August

…prefer larger leaved Hydrangea sargentiana. Hydrangea aspera Villosa Group Hydrangea aspera Villosa Group Hydrangea aspera Villosa Group A raven feeding a single youngster by the Top Lodge ominously near a…

10th September

…the three mature plants from the 1990s above the Four in Hand only part of one still survives. Hydrangea sargentiana lives rather longer. Hydrangea aspera Villosa Group Hydrangea aspera Villosa

24th February

…with Isla Rose central and still smiling with Katie. Godparents group photo Godparents group photo Karol’s new labels resplendent in The Isla Rose Plantation. Karol’s new labels Karol’s new labels…