11th May

…you read our ‘Protea Care and Advice’ notes on the Burncoose website. Leucodendron argenteum Leucodendron argenteum Penstemon spectabilis – Californian I believe. Penstemon spectabilis Penstemon spectabilis Teucrium fruticans – another…

24th January

…over Decorum odd late flower Argenteum * I could fill a show vase, rest odd flowers. Aemulorum* Davidsonianum* Praecox Leucaspis Parvifolium* Rubiginosum* Stewartianum* Racemosum* (Oleifolium) Primulinum Hybrids Blood Red Arboreum…

22nd April

…the Rhododendron edgeworthia group). Rhododendron seingkhuense Rhododendron seingkhuense An old plant with a label saying, ‘Hodges Pink Argenteum’. Mr Hodge visited JCW in 1924. Perhaps a niveum x argenteum cross?…

10th February

…1925 – JCW Argenteum ¼ open. Barbatum a few, some Lutescens, Flavidum none, Sutchuenensis a few, hybrids of Sut’ se several, a few blood red Arboreums, E darleyensis is the…

14th February

…and hybrids of the same. Strigillosum – Hookeri – Racemosum – Ririei – Barbatum – Irroratum – Lutescens – Scabrifolium – Argenteum – Thomsonii – Nobleanum hybrids. E darleyensis fine…

18th February

…Ciliatum – Sutchuenense – Keiskii – Arboreum – Lutescens – Pachypodum colour showing – Argenteum – Primulicuum – Cuneatum – Dahuricum – Dahuricum semperivens – Scabrifolium – Barbatum – Ririei…

22nd February

…and the early species of Sutchuenense are goodish. There is no Argenteum in bloom so far. 1915 – JCW Some good Camellia Lady Clare flowers. Also two or three good…

6th February

…down to ten days ago and then to wet and damp. 1921 – JCW Blood Red Arboreums at their best, Argenteum opening well, some Sutchuenense and in the 40 Acres…

8th February

…hybrids are in full bloom, of the species Barbatum – Blood Red – Argenteum – and the pink Arboreums are the best. 1913 – JCW Saw the blackthorn open in…

13th February

…Only Cyclamineus and one or two Cyc x are open with Soleil d’or., six or eight Camellias show flower, Rhodo’ moupinense – lutescens – argenteum – sutchuenense – racemosum –…