28th May

…The first time Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ has flowered properly in Kennel Close. Quite a pale flower in reality. Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Magnolia ‘Southern Belle’ is nearly as…

4th October

…Other Camellia sasanquas out today included ‘Hugh Evans’. Camellia ‘Dazzler’ Camellia ‘Dazzler’ Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’ with its attractively mottled autumn leaves. Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’ Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’…

12th October

…Amazingly Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ has a crop of flowers. It was covered in flowers in the spring so I am unsure whether this is secondary flowering or whether the plant…

11th August

…densiflorum Hedychium densiflorum What a wonderful colour combination of Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’ and Ceros canadensis ‘Forest Pansy’ makes. The ‘Annabelle’ need staking as here. Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’ and Ceros canadensis

30th August

canadensis with brilliant red fruits and still the odd flower. Cornus canadensis 2017 – CHW Plenty of seed on Stachyurus praecox on the drive. Very different in appearance to the…