15th July

…written on this subject and perhaps better than we have for website too. Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina 2017 – CHW Another clump of Rhododendron ‘Harrow Hybrids’…

12th February

…last two years. Tim has done an excellent neat cutback of the whole plant. More chance of success here than with the Symplocos. Lindera communis Lindera communis By way of…

11th March

…genus of which half are evergreen and half deciduous. Lindera megaphylla has been a survivor here for 100 years as has Lindera communis which now looks sick. ‘New Trees’ again…

23rd May

…Main Ride. Colder and more exposed here. Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ Delighted to see that the single naturalised Gladiolus communis ssp. byzantinus has survived on the bank. We…

5th June

…‘Balsaminaeflorum’ Agapetes serpens with flower buds in the Rockery. Planted in March. Agapetes serpens Gladiolus communis appearing as a decent naturalised clump outside the front gate. Gladiolus communis Syplocos paniculata…

1st June

…growth. I wonder why the difference is so marked on these 100 year old plants? single white Camellia sasanquas A wild clump of Gladiolus communis subsp Byzantinus growing again on…

31st May

…its double salmon pink/red flowers are superb. Does not propagate easily. Azalea indica ‘Balsaminaeflorum’ Azalea indica ‘Balsaminaeflorum’ Gladiolus communis ssp. byzantinus as a self-sown but vigorous clump outside the front…

8th April

…rare Ceanothus cuneatus var ramulosus which we should stock. Ceanothus cuneatus var ramulosus Ceanothus cuneatus var ramulosus A fine Juniperus communis ‘Compressa’. Juniperus communis ‘Compressa’ This 90 year old freestanding…

14th July

…nice. Hebes hate high rainfall and get mildew in the nursery but thrive here. Hebe ‘Autumn Glory’ Hebe ‘Autumn Glory’ Myrtus communis subsp tarrentina – just the odd single flower…

3rd July

…Phygelius Crinum powellii The Crinum powellii leaves have been untroubled by slugs but no flowers yet. Myrtus communis var tarentina Alongside is a surprisingly good plant of Myrtus communis var…