27th July

…Ficus ‘Brown Turkey’ Clerodendron bungei suckering up here and there as a shrub. Clerodendron bungei Clerodendron bungei Clerodendron bungei An amazing display of agapanthus. agapanthus A huge clump of Crinum…

13th June

…colour as the one at Ventnor above the tropical house. Catalpa bungei Duclouxii Group Catalpa bungei Duclouxii Group Catalpa bungei Duclouxii Group Euonymus morrisonensis flowering better than I have ever…

21st September

bungei Clerodendron bungei On the Crûg Farm stand: Roscoea purpurea f. rubra ‘Gurkha Red’ Roscoea purpurea f. rubra ‘Gurkha Red’ Cardiandra alternifolia amamiohshimensis – hydrangea relative Cardiandra alternifolia amamiohshimensis Cardiandra…

5th August

bungei Clerodendron bungei Eucomis autumnalis with white flowers. Not autumn either! Eucomis autumnalis Eucomis autumnalis Seed on Pittosporum crassifolium – not seen before. Pittosporum crassifolium Sophora microphylla. 12-15ft tall here….

3rd December

…Camellia champetre ‘Fairy Blush’ Catalpa bungei Duclouxii Group (as it now is rather than Catalpa fargesii f. duclouxii) is late into leaf and late to drop too. Catalpa bungei Duclouxii…

31st May

…wait would be two to three weeks. Magnolia globosa Magnolia globosa Catalpa bungei Duclouxii Group (as this has now been renamed in the new Hillier’s from Catalpa fargesii var. duclouxii)…

10th September

…‘Vulcan’ 2018 – CHW A planning meeting last Thursday for our Chelsea 2019 stand which will be themed on an alzheimers garden.Clerodendron bungei with a sucker flowering well in shade…

6th August

…Clerodendron bungei suckers. Clerodendron bungei Fruit on Cornus mas. Looks edible but not sure? Cornus mas Cornus mas Pyrus x michauxii with small pears. A record tree here. Pyrus x…