10th April

…Fitzwilliam’ Rhododendron burmanicum equally good beside it. Rhododendron burmanicum Rhododendron burmanicum First flower out ridiculously early (in the hot sun this week) and high up on Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’….

16th April

burmanicum are just emerging. This is another species which died out here long ago but was the parent of several Caerhays crosses including ‘Michaels Pride’. Rhododendron burmanicum Rhododendron burmanicum Here…

18th April

…young Rhododendron burmanicum. Rhododendron burmanicum Rhododendron burmanicum I peeled the bark off an elderly Betula albosinensis to show how you can assist nature and improve the visual impact for one…

23rd April

…nice bark too on its straight stem. Lindera angustifolia Lindera angustifolia Rhododendron burmanicum just out. Rhododendron burmanicum And next door Rhododendron ‘Saffron Queen’ is as well. Rh. burmanicum is one…

29th March

…out. The remainder of the plants are fine and putting on new growth. Frost damage to callistemon Rhododendron burmanicum full out. Larger flowers than you would get outside. Rhododendron burmanicum

7th May

…these new plants which are still only flowering sparsely. To complete the election set here are two very yellow liberals (surprisingly perhaps) which were Caerhays bred. Rhododendron ‘Michael’s Pride’ (burmanicum

23rd December

…is now complete. Camellias and an old pieris cut back. tidy up above the Auklandii Garden tidy up above the Auklandii Garden The clump of Rhododendron burmanicum has been given…

13th May

…this is Rhododendron venator, a species? 1984 – FJW 1491 for Open Day. Fine – near drought conditions. 1960 – FJW Storms continue. Decorum x Orbiculare and Burmanicum x Dalhousiae…

14th March

…recurvoides Rhododendron recurvoides Rhododendron ‘Spinbur’ (Rhododendron spinuliferum x Rhododendron burmanicum) Rhododendron ‘Spinbur’ Aucuba himalaica var. dolichophylla Aucuba himalaica var. dolichophylla Prunus laurocerasus ‘Castlewellan’ Prunus laurocerasus ‘Castlewellan’ Amazing daffodils from Ron…

30th November

…flooded. Camellia November Pink out, several flowers. Tin Garden Saluenensis about to open. C sasanqua almost all over. Oleifera good. Hardly any rhododendrons show colour just Burmanicum and a very…