7th May

…Azalea winner Wisley show 2016 The centenary rhododendron show at Wisley was not as large as at Rosemoor but had a superb range of species. Caerhays won the evergreen azalea…

10th June

…‘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 ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa…

12th October

…– CHW Some fruit and nice autumn colour on Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’. The fruiting is irregular and confined to a few branches. Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley

31st July

…‘Sunny Sky’ (it was not – quite the reverse opposite Tesco’s today!) ‘Sunny Sky’ ‘Sunny Sky’ ‘Cream Abundance’ – sadly no scent in the rain. ‘Cream Abundance’ ‘Cream Abundance’ A…

1st June

…arum lilies Cornus kousa ‘Wisley Queen’ is just fully out but not quite yet specked with pink and red as the bracts will become later. Cornus kousa ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus…

20th October

…with a bit of yellow lower down for now. Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Nyssa aquatica is still green all over. 2016 – CHW The seed heads…

17th September

…‘Wisley Queen’ has very fine rounded red fruits. No sign of a squirrel attack which shows that the trapping is working. Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var…

10th September

…erected in 1964. wooden glasshouses wooden glasshouses Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ just starting to turn to its wonderful autumn colouring in the nursery. Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley

28th March

…a week after we first looked. Magnolia cylindrica The first yellow magnolia is showing. Magnolia ‘Sunburst’ is quite a good yellowish green today but will quickly fade to cream. Magnolia…

27th June

…and very few website orders for Burncoose over the weekend. Just time for a few more new plant pictures for 2017:Leucanthemum ‘Goldfinch’ Leucanthemum ‘Goldfinch’ Leucanthemum ‘Banana Cream’ – the name…