14th June

…as red as ‘Satomi’. Very nice and we need to remove the camellias around it. Cornus kousa ‘Heart Throb’ Cornus kousa ‘Heart Throb’ Cornus kousa ‘Heart Throb’ This Cornus kousa

16th June

…yet to catch up with this one. Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ The old plants of Cornus kousa below the Fernery are plastered in flowers. The original takes a…

10th June

…RHS president. Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ (‘Miss Satomi’ in the new Hillier’s) Growing…

12th June

Rhododendron cumberlandense Rhododendron cumberlandense Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ is very fine again with a covering of huge nearly double white bracts. Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ Acer…

20th June

…which is often paler on the ancient plants growing in shade below Donkey Shoe. Two more Cornus kousas: Cornus kousa ‘WCBCRI’ Cornus kousa ‘WCBCRI’ Cornus kousa ‘WCBCRI’ – that is…

19th June

kousa ‘Windle Weeping’ has taken years to put on a decent show. Trailing habit. Not currently offered in the trade. Cornus kousa ‘Windle Weeping’ Cornus kousa ‘Windle Weeping’ Cornus kousa

25th June

…good cornus to grow. Hidden previously by the aucuba hedge. Cornus kousa ‘Samaritan’ Cornus kousa ‘Samaritan’ Cornus kousa ‘Miss Petty’ has very dark green foliage and is also flowering well…

17th June

…Cornus ‘Venus’ (Cornus kousa var. chinensis x Cornus nuttallii Goldspot x Cornus kousa) was in full sun and the pure white flowers were nearly over and developing pinkish spots then…

9th September

…ripen as you can see here in Cornus kousa but are still some way off. The squirrels adore Cornus kousa chinensis fruits most as they have the largest and presumably…

15th June

…may well be Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ which is far further out than most others. Huge bracts which completely obscure the leaves. What a sight! Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’…