1st April

…‘Betty Jessel’ (2017 planted). Doubt it is true to name. Magnolia ‘Darkest Purple’ x ‘Betty Jessel’ Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis full out by the greenhouse. Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis Rhododendron…

30th April

…not showing colour yet. Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis is full out and nearly over in just 10 days. Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis Rhododendron edgeworthii

24th April

…coming out. Rhododendron veitchianum Cubittii Group Rhododendron veitchianum Cubittii Group Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis and Rhododendron augustinii together – scent beyond belief. Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis and Rhododendron augustinii Magnolia…

6th April

…Ilex centrochinensis Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis at its best. Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis Aucuba himalaica var. dolichrylla in full flower and quite extraordinary (from Roy Lancaster)…

17th April

…of Michelias now that the M. doltsopa are nearly over. A pleasant Easter Day in the sun. Rhododendron edgeworthii just out here and there. Rhododendron edgeworthii Rhododendron ‘Elsie Frye’ is…

5th May

…more to look for with the planting plans. LINDERA aggregata LINDERA aggregata The pink form of RHODODENDRON edgeworthii The Pink form of RHODODENDRON edgeworthii A few newer rhododendrons catch the…

25th March

…the entrance to the Auklandii Garden. Camellia x williamsii ‘Elsie Jury’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Elsie Jury’ Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis is in a good clump. Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis Rhododendron…

22nd April

…x Rhododendron edgeworthii quite superb in the greenhouse. Rhododendron nuttallii x Rhododendron edgeworthii Rhododendron nuttallii x Rhododendron edgeworthii Bartlettiana sordida Bartlettiana sordida Tom’s tamarillo with tomato like fruit. tamarillo Magnolia…

3rd April

…Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis. Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis The Styrax odoratissimus which we have always known as Styrax veitchiorum is nearly out in flower as the…

12th April

…you can see. Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis Magnolia x veitchii from Cholipo arboretum in South Korea which we grew here from seed. Three flowers only, which…