2nd May

…many decades. Only Roy Lancaster could positively identify it. Diospyros kaki Diospyros kaki Diospyros kaki Halesia monticola in full flower. Better flowers I think than Halesia carolina. Halesia monticola The…

20th October

…Camellia oleifera Camellia oleifera Nice colouring on Diospyros kaki. Diospyros kaki Diospyros kaki This is a young Frank Matthews grown Malus hupehensis in the Isla Rose Plantation. It is perhaps…

4th November

…palmatum ‘Senkaki’ (now ‘Sango kaku’) Acer palmatum ‘Senkaki’ (now ‘Sango kaku’) Acer palmatum ‘Senkaki’ (now ‘Sango kaku’) Rhododendron ‘Chink’ is having a go at an autumn second flowering but here…

18th September

…in the Isla Rose Plantation. I must keep an eye out for the much vaunted autumn colour. Diospyros kaki Diospyros kaki 2017 – CHW The sunshine encourages a trip to…

7th November

…sasanqua ‘Hugh Evans’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Hugh Evans’ A honeybee in a flower of Camellia taliensis. Camellia taliensis Acer palmatum ‘Sango-kaku’ (‘Senkaki’) strutting its autumn colours in the sun. Acer palmatum…