9th April

…since gone from Caerhays due to the powdery mildew and rust infections of old. Rhododendron cinnarbarinum Rhododendron cinnarbarinum Rhododendron hippophaeoides – a pleasant pale blue. rhododendron hippophaeoides habashan rhododendron hippophaeoides

27th September

…R websterianum, R fastigiatum, R oreotrephes, R saluense, R hippophaeoides, R scintillans, R telmatium, R impeditum, R decorum, R rupicolum, R primulicum, R racemosum, R lepidotum, R trichodadum, R intricatum,…

12th March

…+ R irroratum o R decorum + R lutescens o R argenteum R primulinum R scintillans + R impeditum + R hippophaeoides R moupinense R arboreum pink and white o…

14th March

…and barbatum show flowers hardly any others but hippophaeoides. The berberis hedge and the E hybrida bank are good, some reticulatas open on the top of the wall. Yellow trumpets…

19th March

Hippophaeoides is very nice. Big stuff had very few buds and then frosted. Osmanthus delavayi in the sun is good. 1909 – JCW Much as in 1904, and a good…

26th March

…for weeks and ciliatum. One Lapageria flower. 1924 – JCW This is very near 1914. The best Rhodo’s are the Hippophaeoides set but frost and the cold of May 1923…

16th October

…Insignis. 1924 – JCW I took a nice bunch of Hippophaeoides, Scintillans, Saluensis, Russatum x Primulinum to Wilson. C panniculata nice but not good. It is the same with bloom…

24th October

…week. Haematodes and hippophaeoides are the best rhodo’s. No C sasanqua yet. Election next week. 1920 – JCW Hydrangea are good. Lapagerias and roses are nice. Say 30 rhodo’s one…

16th August

…from lack of labour and energy. The buddleias are good also odd flowers are open on Auriculatum, Brachycarpum, Caucasicum, Primulicum with other mountain forms including Hippophaeoides which is very pretty….

10th September

…not look too dry. 1916 – JCW The following rhodo’s are in flower – R flavidum, R hippophaeoides, R scintillans, R racemosum, R radicans, R fastigatum, and bits of flower…