7th March

…Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ on the wall below the greenhouse shows the pink buds and early opening flowers which turn to white. Quite a show today. Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’…

6th January

…the top of this huge 20ft plus climber. Clematis armandii Clematis armandii Clematis armandii 2019 – CHW Jaimie visited Heligan gardens yesterday where he photographed Cestrum elegans in full flower…

17th April

…is at its best today. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ is now full out below the greenhouses and quite an improvement from a fortnight ago although the pink…

28th November

…clump First flower on Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ rather earlier than usual. Three flowers only and just singletons. Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ Escallonia rubra var macrantha strangely full out by…

6th February

…The flower head and leaves look likely to be blown away in the gales forecast for the coming weekend. Tetrapanax papyrifer ‘Rex’ 2019 – CHW First flowers on Clematis armandii

12th February

…Camellia x vernalis ‘Dawn’ Camellia x vernalis ‘Dawn’ Camellia x vernalis ‘Dawn’ Camellia x vernalis ‘Dawn’ Clematis armandii is just starting into flower outside the School Room. A dense mat…

21st March

…red and one or two Auklandii x white show colour. The early Mag kobus is good and not the other. Clematis armandii has been very fine for a long while….

20th September

…– not many perhaps but a nice surprise nonetheless. I do not remember seeing Clematis armandii having a second flowering either. But it is very common in Cytisus ‘Porlock’. The…

27th January

…argenteum, scarlet hybrid (arbo x Thomsonii), barbatum are all opening, various daffs, Camellia Lady Clare, Clematis armandii, snowdrops and Coums nice. 1911 – JCW R praecox shows colour, the first…