23rd February

…hybrids but perhaps not the true species. Camellia oleifera Camellia oleifera Camellia oleifera Rhododendron zeylanicum (arboreum ssp zeylanicum) is the best thing in the Tregrehan garden today. In the teeth…

15th November

…do with a good trim and the team have just started a clean-up in this area. Camellia oleifera Camellia oleifera Camellia oleifera 2016 – CHW Still plenty of flowers coming…

8th November

…full out. A 25ft tall tree. Camellia oleifera Camellia oleifera Camellia oleifera The long racemes of seeds on Pterocarya fraxinifolia are now brown and ripe. The leaves on the top…

17th November

…down and the centres are not readily visible. Camellia oleifera Camellia oleifera Odd out of season flowers on Azalea ‘Greenway’ as usual. Azalea ‘Greenway’ Vaccinum donaldianum with ripening and ripe…

25th July

…– not that different but a compact New Zealand introduction. Might make a nice unusual compact slow growing hedge. Olearia x oleifera ‘Waikariensis’ Olearia x oleifera ‘Waikariensis’ Olearia x oleifera

1st November

…is now around 25ft tall and seedlings occur naturally here and there in the garden. A much underrated species which is perfectly hardy with us. Camellia oleifera Camellia oleifera Camellia…

23rd December

…Camellia oleifera Camellia oleifera Grass cutting in Kennel Close in Christmas week. Notionally to allow us to see the new daffodil clumps properly but some of the daffs are already…

31st October

or two ago. Camellia oleifera Camellia oleifera Quite an autumn show on Quercus palustris ‘Flaming Suzy’. Quercus palustris ‘Flaming Suzy’ Quercus palustris ‘Flaming Suzy’ And on a young Stewartia monodelpha…

11th September

…there are plenty of buds. Camellia oleifera Camellia oleifera Across the path one has to stop and admire the secondary new growth on Cercidiphyllum ‘Red Fox’. Slow growing but with…

10th December

…white! Alongside ‘Winton’, quite literally, and totally unknown previously to me, is what I assume from its location must be a self sown seedling of Camellia oleifera. Small flowers but…