7th March

…this is always early and a good hardy hybrid which will propagate from cuttings. Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ A very odd (bought in) daffodil on the…

12th February

…x vernalis ‘Dawn’ 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….

6th February

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2019 – CHW First flowers on Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ about on a par to…

28th November

…below the greenhouse still full out – just double pinks today; the whites are over. Camellia sasanqua clump Camellia sasanqua clump First flower on Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ rather earlier…

17th April

…nearby has few flowers this year. Magnolia ‘Pickards Garnet’ The Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ in the Auklandii Garden is at its best today. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ is…

27th January

…arboreum, lutescens, dahuricum, 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…

21st March

…Auklandii a good 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…