17th November

…and the large seed pods seen earlier have dropped. Camellia “Winter’s Toughie” – a large semi double pink if I have interpreted the planting plan correctly. Camellia “Winter’s Toughie” Camellia…

10th January

…Rhododendron mucronulatum Rhododendron mucronulatum Rhododendron mucronulatum Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ and Camellia ‘Winton’ go rather nicely together. Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ and Camellia ‘Winton’ Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ and Camellia ‘Winton’ Rhododendron ‘Winter

28th October

…of this eight to nine feet tall bush. Camellia sasanqua ‘Winter’s Interlude’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Winter’s Interlude’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Winter’s Charm’ is another delicate pink but only one flower again as…

1st May

…brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’ is very fine and black as it opens. Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’ Another new one to us flowering for the first…

13th February

…‘Limpsfield’ Daphne bholua ‘Limpsfield’ Daphne bholua ‘Limpsfield’ Daphne bholua ‘Gurka’ Daphne bholua ‘Gurka’ Daphne bholua ‘Gurka’ Daphne bholua ‘Spring Beauty’ Daphne bholua ‘Spring Beauty’ Daphne bholua ‘Spring Beauty’ Daphne bholua…

11th March

…reticulata ‘William Hertrich’ Camellia reticulata ‘William Hertrich’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lasca Beauty’ is just opening. Camellia reticulata ‘Lasca Beauty’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lasca Beauty’ Rhododendron ‘Mrs J.C.Williams’ is just opening. Rhododendron ‘Mrs…

15th September

…from red to orange as they will be soon. Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ Carpinus betulus ‘Fastigiata’ was planted in 2009 and is…

11th January

…Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ 2016 – CHW Another magnolia is out, this time in the main clearing in Forty Acres wood. Magnolia…

31st December

…a bright colour on an overcast day but, as yet, unblemished by wind or frost. Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Alongside it Camellia ‘Winton’ is still…

29th December

…bit battered but has survived the gales and hail. Camellia ‘Winton’ Camellia ‘Winton’ Camellia ‘Winton’ Fortunately Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ nearby is still in tight bud. Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Rhododendron ‘Winter