7th May

…on the estate. Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ 2016 – CHW Evergreen Azalea winner Wisley show 2016 The centenary rhododendron show at Wisley was not as large as at Rosemoor but…

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

10th June

…RHS president. Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ (‘Miss Satomi’ in the new Hillier’s) Growing…

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…

18th April

…‘n’ Cream” Magnolia “Peaches ‘n’ Cream” First flowering with us (and long awaited) of Ucodendron whatonii which is now considered to be a Parrotia species. Looks more like a Hamamelis…

1st June

…out but not quite yet specked with pink and red as the bracts will become later. Cornus kousa ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa ‘Wisley Queen’ In full sun the new growth…

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

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…

2nd May

…1940) ‘Gibraltar Bastion’ (‘Bibbani’ x elliottii 1939) ‘Gibraltar Bastion’ (‘Bibbani’ x elliottii 1939) ‘Ayesha’ (discolor x arboreum 1926) ‘Ayesha’ (discolor x arboreum 1926) ‘Ilam Cream’ (loderi x ?) ‘Ilam Cream’…