30th April

…Heath’ A fine clump of Hebe ‘Wiri Charm’ in flower in the nursery. Nearly over in fact. Hebe ‘Wiri Charm’ Rhododendron radicans is a true rockery species with a short…

26th February

…‘relief’ Caerhays magnolia flowers. Our ‘relief’ Caerhays magnolia flowers Early buds forming on a large Echium fastuosum. Echium fastuosum Echium fastuosum Hebe ‘Wiri Charm’ full out. Hebe ‘Wiri Charm’ Hebe…

28th October

…‘Winter’s Charm’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Winter’s Charm’ 1997 – FJW Delias great embroidery finished – begun on June 10th 1972. 1990 – FJW Flower full out on November Pink. 1945 –…

11th September

…are on poorish soil but still performing well. Anemone hupehensis ‘September Charm’ Anemone hupehensis ‘September Charm’ Anemone hupehensis ‘Queen Charlotte’ – some larger flowers are semi-double and a darker pink…

25th April

…flower before. As expected very good! Prunus matsumae ‘Daikoku’ Sorbus vilmorinii just breaking into leaf. Sorbus vilmorinii Euonymus hamiltonianus ‘Coral Charm’ now with leaf and flower buds showing. Euonymus hamiltonianus…

30th November

…‘Mary Costa’ Camellia ‘Winter’s Snowman’ alongside Camellia ‘Winter’s Charm’. Camellia ‘Winter’s Snowman’ alongside Camellia ‘Winter’s Charm’ Camellia ‘Bokuhan’ with its anemone shaped flowers. They seem rather small to me this…

9th August

…coming into flower here in shade. Note no slug damage! Kirengeshoma palmata Kirengeshoma palmata Anemone hupehensis ‘September Charm’ at the entrance. Anemone hupehensis ‘September Charm’ 2020 – CHW Another flower…

13th August

…Cottage’ Anemone x hybrida ‘September Charm’ in the chimney pot at the door. Anemone x hybrida ‘September Charm’ Buddleia ‘Lochinch’ performing well in the Cottage garden. Buddleia ‘Lochinch’ Buddleia ‘Lochinch’…

17th November

…pure sasanquas. Four of the seven varieties were out. Camellia “Winter’s Charm” – only just out and the large seed pods seen earlier have dropped. Camellia “Winter’s Charm” Camellia “Winter’s…

11th May

…flowering and only just opening now is a really peculiar magnolia. It is not listed in Eisenhut’s new book which does mention ‘Coral Charm’ but with no real description. Magnolia…