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…

17th November

…“Winter’s Interlude” is a good pale anemone form. Camellia “Winter’s Interlude” Camellia “Winter’s Interlude” Then on to Tregothnan to admire their national collection of Camellia sasanquas. There are around 100…

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

17th December

…upper side of the drive. Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Alongside are three rather poor plants of Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’. A rather insipid colour here and lacking the pink…

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…

26th January

…Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ First flowers on Rhododendron ‘Golden Oriole var. Busaco’. Rhododendron ‘Golden Oriole var. Busaco’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ full out. Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Tillia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ stands out…

15th September

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

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…

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

2nd April

…flowering three months late in this peculiar year. Not bad though. Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ Distylum myricoides ‘Blue Cascade’ with its first flowers and new growth. Still to…