25th May

…laevigata ‘Paul’s Scarlet’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Paul’s Scarlet’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Paul’s Scarlet’ Philadelphus sericanthus in its second year of flowering. Philadelphus sericanthus I have absolutely no idea what this is. We…

20th October

…a bit of scarlet for now. Nyssa sylvatica ‘Miss Scarlet’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Miss Scarlet’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ is romping away as a vigorous conical tree. Red with a bit…

26th May

…Azalea ‘Vuyks Rosy Red’ on the stand at Chelsea which lasted well and opened up during the week. Azalea ‘Vuyks Rosy Red’ Azalea ‘Vuyks Rosy Red’ 2016 – CHW Much…

29th May

…‘Pauls Scarlet’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Pauls Scarlet’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ at its very best. Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Flower buds appearing on Magnolia ‘Blue Opal’. Smaller but even bluer…

30th May

…need (again) of re-staking. I wonder why we never grew this here before? Crataegus laevigata ‘Pauls Scarlet’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Pauls Scarlet’ Aesculus carnea ‘Briottii’ has a few flowers out but…

6th February

…first nine months and a healthy budget for 2020/1. Amazingly Geum ‘Scarlet Tempest’ was full out on the immaculate herbaceous beds. Geum ‘Scarlet Tempest’ Geum ‘Scarlet Tempest’ Daphne odora ‘Aureomarginata’…

15th September

…stake failed to hold it one winter and some roots got broken. Crataegus laevigata ‘Pauls Scarlet’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Pauls Scarlet’ 2015 – CHW In the rockery are two more dwarf…

31st July

…Lobelia ‘Starship Scarlet’ was selling well under cover and out of the rain. Not much of a march on our Lobelia ‘Queen Victoria’ though. Lobelia ‘Starship Scarlet’ Lobelia ‘Starship Scarlet’…

13th April

…won the tour in an auction last year. Azalea Vuyks Rosyred is just out by the cashpoint as I try to find them amid a coachload of German visitors. Azalea…

28th February

…and so Irroratum and Arboreums but frost on those low down.. Erica hybrida very good since hols.1924 – JCW A late year, Scarlet hybrids are mostly cut out by frost…