24th May

…‘Not According to Schedule’ and he was lapel grabbing cross. Lady Falmouth separated us! Syringa microphyllaSuperba’ Syringa microphyllaSuperba’ Outside the front door and 20 to 30 years old…

21st March

microphylla ‘Sun King’ Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ A young Daphniphyllum oldhamii with reddish new growth. Daphniphyllum oldhamii Daphniphyllum oldhamii Rhododendron ‘Harry Tagg’ excellent on Burns Bank….

12th March

microphylla Azara microphylla Hebe ‘Heartthrob’ – vulgar and disgusting perhaps but very saleable. Hebe ‘Heartthrob’ Hebe ‘Heartthrob’ Hebe ‘Heartthrob’ Phillyrea angustifolia – again plastered in tiny flowers and better than…

30th April

…with knowledgeable people from all round the world. Two and a half hours was not enough. Click here for their ‘Thank You’ email and photos. Syringa microphyllaSuperba’ just starting…

1st February

…variety eight to ten weeks early at least. Magnolia soulangeana ‘Alba Superba’ Magnolia soulangeana ‘Alba Superba’ Magnolia soulangeana ‘Alba Superba’ Magnolia ‘Peter Smithers’ planted in 2006 is a hybrid between…

22nd April

…kaempferi Larix kaempferi Berberis x ottawensis ‘Superba’ in full flower and 8ft tall with a similar spread. Berberis x ottawensis ‘Superba’ Berberis x ottawensis ‘Superba’ Berberis x ottawensis ‘Superba’ A…

11th July

…Linaria ‘Peachy’ Linaria ‘Peachy’ Acaenia microphylla ‘Kupferteppich’ – particularly fine groundcover in the sun Acaenia microphylla ‘Kupferteppich’ Acaenia microphylla ‘Kupferteppich’ Verbena rigida Verbena rigida Verbena rigida Verbena rigida Verbena rigida…

10th February

…King’ which we planted out last spring in a very sheltered spot at the top of the garden. Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ A few more frosted…

27th July

…Phormium tenax with a 20ft tall flower stalk. Only in Ventnor! Phormium tenax Phormium tenax Phormium tenax Odd tassels of seed heads on Sophora ?microphylla or similar. Sophora ?microphylla Sophora…

22nd September

…having a second year off. Schima superba Schima superba Photinia serratifolia x ardisifolia from Crûg has growth with some leaves heavily serrated/prickled and some totally un-prickled and un-serrated. Photinia serratifolia…