28th October

…tell. Camellia sasanqua ‘Winter’s Charm’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Winter’s Charm’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Winter’s Charm’ 1997 – FJW Delias great embroidery finished – begun on June 10th 1972. 1990 – FJW Flower…

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…

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…

11th January

…Unlike some years they were never really out together. Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ 2016 – CHW Another magnolia is out, this time…

31st December

…layers moved from the Rookery. Quite a bright colour on an overcast day but, as yet, unblemished by wind or frost. Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’…

15th September

…Orange’ is turning in colour to yellow and its orange new shoots are going from red to orange as they will be soon. Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ Tilia cordata ‘Winter

29th December

…in tight bud. Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ 2016 – CHW Camellia x williamsii ‘George Blandford’ is now full out in the sun. George’s ashes were scattered underneath the…

13th February

…‘Garden House Ghost’ Daphne bholua ‘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…

4th May

…gate is now complete. Six large leafed sutchuanense hybrids, two ‘Moonstone’, three Rhododendron canadense, four ‘Beauty of Littleworth’, two helolepsis, two fargesi and several others. The ‘Moonstone’ and ‘Beauty of…

31st January

…Lonicera nitida ‘Tidy Tips’ Lonicera nitida ‘Tidy Tips’ Lonicera nitida ‘Tidy Tips’ Lonicera x purpusii ‘Winter Beauty’ is full out as one would expect. Lonicera x purpusii ‘Winter Beauty’ Osmanthus…