20th February

…Blood Red arboreum. Blood Red arboreum Blood Red arboreum A Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ sister seedling (and not as good) showing up in the mist outside the front gates. Magnolia ‘Caerhays…

4th April

…tree has just hit it. white Rhododendron arboreum white Rhododendron arboreum white Rhododendron arboreum white Rhododendron arboreum Betula albosinensis ‘Bowling Green’ in Penvergate has enormous catkins of tiny flowers. This…

14th March

…sargentiana robusta by the gunnera patch. Magnolia sargentiana robusta Magnolia sargentiana robusta The pink form of Rhododendron arboreum in maturity. Rhododendron arboreum Rhododendron arboreum Yet more magnolias along the top…

31st March

…Rhododendron arboreum a form of Rhododendron arboreum a form of Rhododendron arboreum a form of Rhododendron arboreum Camellia ‘Marguerete Gouillon’ with gentle pink flecking. Camellia ‘Marguerete Gouillon’ Camellia ‘Kick Off’…

15th March

…Rhododendron arboreum ssp. zaylanicum (?) Rhododendron arboreum ssp. zaylanicum (?) Rhododendron arboreum ssp. zaylanicum (?) Magnolia ‘Rebecca’s Perfume’ in the Isla Rose Plantation – scent overpowering! Magnolia ‘Rebecca’s Perfume’ Magnolia…

24th January

…cross with a small leaved species (sasanqua?) Amid a hailstorm a brief glimpse of Rhododendron arboreum subsp. delavayi. Rhododendron arboreum subsp. delavayi 2020 – CHW Over the course of the…

26th March

…it will get more silvery. Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Silver King’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Silver King’ Rhododendron arboreum (pink form) by the greenhouses in a huge mature clump. Rhododendron arboreum Rhododendron arboreum Attractive…

4th February

…leaf underside that it is, at best, an arboreum hybrid. Possibly a self-sown seedling? Very early which is why I suspect none of us have really clocked it before. arboreum

3rd March

Arboreum show colour, Arboreum x Thomsonii at its very best, some splendid trumpets but very scarce, Clematis indivisa at its best. 1898 – JCW Heavy snow and some cold, excepting…

26th April

…large clump planted here 20 years ago. Rhododendron arboreum variety Rhododendron arboreum variety Rhododendron arboreum variety Enkianthus serrulatus now full out. Enkianthus serrulatus Primroses have seeded into the decaying base…