13th June

…– it never died down in the mild winter and is in full flower already. Tropaeolum ciliatum TROPAEOLUM ciliatum TROPAEOLUM ciliatum Aesculus indica ‘Sidney Pearce’ Aesculus indica ‘Sidney Pearce’ Aesculus…

19th March

…– JCW R lutescens and R argenteum are all very good. R sutchuenense ciliatum at their best. Camellia speciosa has been very good since Christmas, Ciliatum is very good. Barbatums…

15th March

…P Mary. 1913 – JCW A few reticulata, and bad ones, open. We have nearly reached the poets in daffodils. Ciliatums going over, the best white Arboreum is well out,…

16th March

…Spur, some few Reticulata and Ciliatum. Picked the first Southern Star, many Victoria out. 1901 – JCW An odd Victoria open, 23 nearly open, one Ciliatum early seedling, but hardly…

29th June

…tropaeolum varieties? Tropaeolum ciliatum Tropaeolum ciliatum The old fashioned alstromeria which has grown, seeded and suckered itself in several borders. alstromeria alstromeria Fuchsia exorticatica still has an odd flower left…

11th February

…seems to have been putting on a new growth all winter. Tropaeolum ciliatum Tropaeolum ciliatum First flower for 2017 on the arum lily clump by the gents’ loo. No hint…

4th July

…now full out. Worth Asia trying some cuttings or wait for the seeds which I have not noticed before? Tropaeolum ciliatum Tropaeolum ciliatum Now off to the Isle of Wight…

14th June

…up through something into the light. Tropaeolum ciliatum Tropaeolum ciliatum 2016 – CHW In London for the day – how The City and Moorgate, where I worked for 10 years,…

18th February

…Sutchuenense, Barbatum, Arboreum hybrids, Erica darleyense are all very nice. 1918 – JCW The following Rhodo’ species are open or show colour – Longistylum – Moupinense – Ciliatum – Sutchuenense…

24th February

…some pink arboreums, snowdrops going back. Prunus pissardi are nice, several ciliatum about – Rho lutescens at its best. 1910 – JCW Prunus pissardi just out, no Maximus, but Tenby,…