23rd February

macabeanum – very early into flower for a big leaf and very fine indeed. Rhododendron protistum x Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron protistum x Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron protistum x Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron…

24th May

…Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron macabeanum The first flowering on a rhododendron grown from a cutting given to us by Chip Luma. It looks like a seriously good form of…

21st March

…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. Rehderodendron indochinense…

28th March

…wind damage. Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron bauhuiniiflorum is relatively little known but quite a show at its best. Compact growing and probably one to hybridise with. Rhododendron bauhuiniiflorum Rhododendron…

31st March

…Rhododendron impeditum ‘JC Williams’ Our best Rhododendron macabeanum is nearly full out. Not that many flowers this year which is fine. Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron macabeanum This is incorrectly labelled as…

8th April

…prize at Savill. Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron macabeanum Likewise Rhododendron ‘Duke of Cornwall’. This went into the bin at the show as the cut spray did not travel well. Rhododendron ‘Duke…

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…

7th April

…delavayi Class 9 – 2nd with R. praestans and a 4th with macabeanum. Class 13 – 1st picturered below, 2nd M. ‘Purple Sensation, and 3rd M. sprengeri ‘Diva’ Class 25…

12th April

…this city livery company!On the tour the best Rhododendron macabeanum is just coming out. Rhododendron macabeanum Nearby the newly registered Magnolia ‘Tropicana’ has snuck out without us noticing. It is…

9th April

…‘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 click here. 2018 –…