20th October

…romping away as a vigorous conical tree. Red with a bit of yellow lower down for now. Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Nyssa aquatica is still green…

10th September

…Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Cornus florida well on the way to autumn glory in early September and quite a sight today. Cornus florida Cornus kousa ‘Gold…

11th November

…sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ has changed colours in the four days. The red is going and more yellow now. Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Autumn Cascade’ has had its cascading…

13th June

…with red spots in full sun. Cornus kousa chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Beautiful foliage on Fagus sylvatica ‘Aurea Pendula’. Fagus sylvatica…

7th May

…Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ 2016 – CHW Evergreen Azalea winner Wisley show 2016 The centenary rhododendron show at Wisley was not as large as at Rosemoor but had a superb range of…

29th July

…best. Kniphofia caulescens Kniphofia caulescens Canna ‘Bonfire’ full out. Canna ‘Bonfire’ Canna ‘Bonfire’ Canna ‘Bonfire’ Even larger and more mature flower heads on two more dying Agave americana. Agave americana…

4th September

…lotus Oxydendrum arboreum now out in flower. Slow to come out from when we last saw it. Oxydendrum arboreum Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ with great colour already and may drop…

10th June

…reveals:Cornus kousa var Chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’This plant was given to my father by Richard Carew-Pole when he was RHS president. Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var chinensis…

12th October

…var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’. The fruiting is irregular and confined to a few branches. Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var chinensis…

9th May

…Nobody asked! So now I suggest that I might actually know what is growing here ‘myself’ and they could, in fact, ask me! How typical of the RHS Wisley to…