28th December

…intermedia ‘Aphrodite’ Hamamelis mollis – larger sized plants. Hamamelis mollis Hamamelis mollis Hamamelis mollis ‘Pallida’ – small sized plants. Hamamelis mollis ‘Pallida’ – small sized plants Hamamelis mollis ‘Pallida’ –…

13th January

…japonica ‘Brentry’ Hamamelis japonica ‘Brentry’ Hamamelis mollis ‘Coombe Wood’ Hamamelis mollis ‘Coombe Wood’ Hamamelis mollis ‘Jermyn’s Gold’ Hamamelis mollis ‘Jermyn’s Gold’ Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Firecracker’ (syn. ‘Magic Fire’ or ‘Feuerzauber’)…

6th May

…nothing startling when compared to other older clumps on the drive. Azalea mollis ‘Dr M Oosthoek’ Azalea mollis ‘Dr M Oosthoek’ A rather fine double daffodil. daffodil Azalea mollis ‘Apple…

27th December

…the castle as usual. 1927 – JCW H mollis very good. Double white Dutch Pearl open and the old camellia. 1925 – JCW H mollis fairly good but not really…

26th May

…to 15 years) Millais plants. Azalea mollis ‘Drim Oosthoek’ Azalea mollis ‘Drim Oosthoek’ Azalea mollis ‘Apple Blossom’ Azalea mollis ‘Apple Blossom’ Azalea mollis ‘Apple Blossom’Rather pale single flowers and nothing…

3rd January

…poor in the rain but it stops mid morning. 2001 – FJW Still raining! 1933 – JCW Very little in flower, exception 8 Hamamelis mollis. Camellia speciosa, the early form,…

25th December

…with one flowering spike and many spikes of seeds. Acanthus mollis Acanthus mollis Acanthus mollis Fuchsia gracilis with new growth showing and the odd surviving flower. Fuchsia gracilis Fuchsia gracilis…

2nd January

…Moupinense and Lutescens have shown colour for a month or thereabouts. Have seen one snowdrop. 1926 – JCW Hamamelis mollis is very fine indeed otherwise just as last year but…

5th July

…a hybrid. Buddleia salvifolia Buddleia salvifolia Amicia zygomeris in the back of a border. Amicia zygomeris Acanthus spinosus is smaller growing than Acanthus mollis with rather more attractive flowers. Acanthus…

14th March

…(mollis) brevipetala Hamamelis (mollis) brevipetala Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Aphrodite’ Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Aphrodite’ corylopsis on Rookery Path Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Rubin’ Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Rubin’ Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Rubin’ Betual…