20th October

…for now. Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Nyssa aquatica is still green all over. 2016 – CHW The seed heads on Viburnum betulifolium are ripe and some…

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

…‘Winters Toughie’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Winters Toughie’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ has changed colours in the four days. The red is going and more yellow now. Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Nyssa…

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

…Caerhays hybrid called Rhododendron ‘Nancor’. Sister to ‘Saffron Queen’ and named after a farm on the estate. Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ 2016 – CHW Evergreen Azalea winner Wisley show 2016…

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

…RHS Wisley to assume the private garden owner is too ‘thick’ to know what is actually planted in his own garden and hope to rely on other staff to help….