9th March

…var. kurilensis ‘Brilliant’ Prunus nipponica var. kurilensis ‘Brilliant’ Prunus nipponica var. kurilensis ‘Brilliant’ We have layered the oldest clump of Rhododendron ‘Assaye’ over the years. As the huge branches have…

17th March

…Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ The new Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ in bud. Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Royal Crown’ nicely out in a tunnel. Magnolia ‘Royal Crown’ Magnolia ‘Royal Crown’…

29th March

…can be a shy flowerer but not this year. The cold has had certain side benefits perhaps. Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ 2017 – CHW This is the unnamed…

20th April

…– apologies for a dull list but an interesting record of many new species I had not seen before.Onoclea sensibilis Onoclea sensibilis Pteris nipponica Pteris nipponica Pteris umbrosa Pteris umbrosa…

20th November

…in Pink’ Cornus florida ‘Daybreak’ with a wonderful mix of autumn colour. Cornus florida ‘Daybreak’ Cornus florida ‘Daybreak’ Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ and it is! Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ Another new plant…

8th February

…and equally lovely Prunus ‘Kursar’ (P. campanulata x P. nipponica var. kurilensis). Also bred by Collingwood Ingram. Prunus ‘Kursar’ 2021 – CHW A bumblebee feasting on the Mahonia japonica flowers…