10th April

…our Rhododendron ‘Polgrain’. Rhododendron ‘Wine and Roses’ Rhododendron ‘Wine and Roses’ Rhododendron ‘Wine and Roses’ Daphnephyllum macropodum var humile in flower for the first time and a genuine dwarf. First…

30th April

…moorii Beside it are two nice plants of Rhododendron ‘Wine and Roses’ coming out. The underside of the leaves has bright purple indumentum. Rhododendron ‘Wine and Roses’ Rhododendron ‘Wine and…

22nd April

…nicely with the foliage. Pittosporum eugenoides ‘Variegatum’ Pittosporum eugenoides ‘Variegatum’ Rhododendron ‘Wine and Roses’ making a nice clump. The leaf undersides are a bonus. Rhododendron ‘Wine and Roses’ Rhododendron ‘Wine

25th December

…two, 50 lapageria on the winter plant. Erica open, some roses, Nobleanum open for three weeks, an aconite out, a wild primrose, daff seeds hardly any but Maximus blood moving.1902…

19th November

…Euonymus grandiflorus ‘Ruby Wine’ Euonymus grandiflorus ‘Ruby Wine’ Euonymus grandiflorus ‘Ruby Wine’ Cotoneaster ‘Skogholm’ looking very fine with its berries. Cotoneaster ‘Skogholm’ Gaultheria procumbens with particularly large red berries. Quite…

4th January

…a year off. Magnolia sprengeri ‘Diva’ Magnolia sprengeri ‘Diva’ Rhododendron ‘Wine and Roses’ (a group of three) showing off the undersides of their leaves. Rhododendron ‘Wine and Roses’ Rhododendron ‘Wine

1st January

…Coums good (¾), odd bits of Erica, Erica hybrida good, some roses, some Lapagerias and Primroses. 1910 – JCW No Aconite, Coums fair, Ericas slowly coming. Rhodos – some, Solanum…

11th December

…climbing roses to grow up the pollarded yew tree. Jaimie has to cut himself free. prickly climbing roses prickly climbing roses prickly climbing roses Now we have everything ready to…

6th July

…raulstonii ‘Hartlage Wine’ Calycanthus x raulstonii ‘Hartlage Wine’ This Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ is one of three which got hit by cold wind or frost just as the leaves emerged. There…

25th April

…hybrid). Rhododendron ‘Tinners Blush’ Rhododendron ‘Tinners Blush’ Rhododendron ‘Wine and Roses’ which can be a shy flowerer nicely out in the garden two years on from planting. Rhododendron ‘Wine and…