20th May

…Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Rhododendron ‘Rubicon’ Rhododendron ‘Rubicon’ Lizzie’s first day outside Caerhays for eight and a half weeks. She may be showing it! Lizzie…

4th June

…or so I look up. Rhododendron ‘Rubicon’ A superb Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’. Plastered in flower and by far the best thing in the garden today. Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa

16th June

…to Hillier’s they soon put us right and said it is Cornus controversa. Cornus controversa Cornus controversa Cornus controversa A pretty good form though but I wonder what the old…

4th July

…well. Stipa gigantea Stipa gigantea Stipa gigantea Miscanthus zebrinus as a great contrast to the stipa and other grasses. Miscanthus zebrinus Miscanthus zebrinus Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ and Clematis ‘General Sikorski’…

25th November

…was C. controversa when we supplied them with another self-sown seedling. I remain a little unconvinced. All blown away now anyway. Cornus controversa The first fully open flower on Camellia…

30th September

…the few plants which normally flowers and fruits at the same time. Arbutus unedo Arbutus unedo The elderly Cornus controversa by Donkey Shoe has produced loads of seedlings on the…

20th October

…in the Isle of Wight only three years ago. Acacia boormanii 2020 – CHW Cornus controversa donning its autumn colours with an Enkianthus in the foreground. Cornus controversa Rhodoleia parvipetala…

13th November

controversa with layers of different autumn colour now that the berries have dropped. Cornus controversa The new growth on Rhododendron bureavii in the sun. Stunning! Orange indumentum on the underside…

4th September

…flowers on Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’. Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’ Cornus controversa covered in fruits. Cornus controversa Still catkins on Salix fargesii on secondary or tertiary new growth. Salix fargesii Seed heads far from…

15th September

…‘Reginald Cory’ Indigofera howellii ‘Reginald Cory’ A seedling tree paeony has appeared under a Rosa roxburgii. Unusual! seedling tree paeony Pheasants eating the ripe juicy blue-black berries on Cornus controversa….