31st January

discolor Asterotrichion discolor Asterotrichion discolor Asterotrichion discolor Azara integrifolia ‘Variegata’ looks particularly fine today. Wonderful colour combinations in the leaf. Azara integrifolia ‘Variegata’ Azara integrifolia ‘Variegata’ Cornus officinalis is full…

2nd May

…1940) ‘Gibraltar Bastion’ (‘Bibbani’ x elliottii 1939) ‘Gibraltar Bastion’ (‘Bibbani’ x elliottii 1939) ‘Ayesha’ (discolor x arboreum 1926) ‘Ayesha’ (discolor x arboreum 1926) ‘Ilam Cream’ (loderi x ?) ‘Ilam Cream’…

5th May

…a completely new genus and tree to me with contorted bark. Discaria discolor Discaria discolor Discaria discolor Unknown tree which might be a mulberry. None of the ‘experts’ present could…

24th March

…Leucospermum cordifolium ‘Copper Carnival’ Leucadendron salignum x discolor ‘Sixteen Candles’ also just coming out but already put aside as sold! Leucadendron salignum x discolor ‘Sixteen Candles’ Leucadendron salignum x discolor

19th November

discolor Asterotrichion discolor Camellia ‘Desire’ full out in the cash point. Camellia ‘Desire’ Lapageria rosea var. albiflora in full flower in a pot for planting out at Caerhays. Clare has…

18th July

…it! Rhododendron sinonuttallii Rhododendron sinonuttallii In the Main Quarry Rhododendron fortunei subsp discolor is now full out and wonderfully scented (it used to be just Rhododendron discolor). There are green…

1st August

…stamineum. I found a flower of this on a young plant on the main ride today. Rhododendron fortunei subsp discolor Rhododendron fortunei subsp discolor How well the two Rhododendron ovatums…

20th June

…in the Main Quarry. Nothing to see of course! It is a bit sun scorched though. Rhododendron fortunei var discolor Rhododendron fortunei var discolor Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’ is just…

23rd October

…it was last November). Another odd autumn flowerer. Asterotrichon discolor Asterotrichon discolor 2018 – CHW On the way to the greenhouses a large branch of the original Camellia sasanqua ‘Narumigata’…

28th July

…‘Pendulum’ Rhododendron fortunei ssp. discolor full out in the main quarry and splendid as usual. Rhododendron fortunei ssp. discolor Rhododendron fortunei ssp. discolor Secondary flowers on the old wisteria by…