23rd February

…protistum x Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron protistum x Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron protistum x Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron protistum x Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron protistum x Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron giganteum just coming out beside…

24th May

…while we have been away at Chelsea. Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron macabeanum The first flowering on a rhododendron grown from a cutting given to us by Chip Luma. It…

8th April

…‘Raspberry Fun’ Magnolia ‘Petit Chicon’ with its first flower out. Magnolia ‘Petit Chicon’ Rhododendron macabeanum at its very best. Splendid and a first prize at Savill. Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron macabeanum

April 2018 Irish trip ( Day 2)

…firma – I am getting a liking for abies! Abies firma Abies firma Abies firma Cupressus arizonica in flower. Cupressus arizonica A fine Rhododendron macabeanum. Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron macabeanum Chamaecyparis…

28th March

…veitchii are gorgeous against a blue sky. Magnolia x veitchii Magnolia x veitchii The best Rhododendron macabeanum is just starting. Slight wind damage. Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron bauhuiniiflorum is…

21st March

…just about out. Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron macabeanum Our own Magnolia ‘Tropicana’ raised, named and registered but not bred by us. Magnolia ‘Tropicana’ Magnolia ‘Tropicana’ Flowers further out on Rehderodendron indochinense….

12th April

…best Rhododendron macabeanum is just coming out. Rhododendron macabeanum Nearby the newly registered Magnolia ‘Tropicana’ has snuck out without us noticing. It is a good name for this peculiar mix…

9th April

…Azalea ‘Hino Crimson’ Azalea ‘Hino Crimson’ Azalea ‘Hino Crimson’ Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron macabeanum Pieris ‘White Pearl’ Pieris ‘White Pearl’ If you want to see other nice things at the show…

7th April

…– 4th with Prunus serrulate ‘Shipotae’, Stachyurus chinensis, Pieris ‘Charles Michael’ and Osmanthus delavayi Class 9 – 2nd with R. praestans and a 4th with macabeanum. Class 13 – 1st…

28th April

…perfect Rhododendron macabeanum at the top of the garden. Finally shots of the new FJW hybrid between Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ and Rhododendron ‘Charles Michael’ which is as yet unnamed and unregistered….