24th March

…fine 10 days ago. I had feared the worst for these variegated Hoherias. Hoheria populnea ‘Variegata’ Hoheria populnea ‘Variegata’ Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ hardly has a leaf left on it either….

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’ –…

31st May

…for but different and worth propagating. Weigelia ‘Florida Variegata’ Weigelia ‘Florida Variegata’ Opposite it is another Weigelia ‘Florida Variegata’ with a slightly different coloured flower. This one is full out…

19th May

…granny’s bonnets Weigelia florida ‘Variegata’ with the usual reversions. Weigelia florida ‘Variegata’ Weigelia florida ‘Variegata’ Jasminum humile ‘Revolutum’ just coming out. Jasminum humile ‘Revolutum’ Jasminum beesianum likewise. Jasminum beesianum Weigelia…

20th May

…Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Rhododendron ‘Rubicon’ Rhododendron ‘Rubicon’ Lizzie’s first day outside Caerhays for eight and a half weeks. She may be showing it! Lizzie…

4th June

…A superb Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’. Plastered in flower and by far the best thing in the garden today. Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’…

7th December

…on the newer growth, some yellowish white and some the more conventional green with white edging. Hoheria populnea ‘Alba Variegata’ Hoheria populnea ‘Alba Variegata’ Hoheria populnea ‘Alba Variegata’ Hoheria populnea…

1st November

…virginica ‘Henry’s Garnet’ earning its name! Itea virginica ‘Henry’s Garnet’ Hebe franciscana ‘Variegata’ (‘Silver Queen’) still in full flower today. Hebe franciscana ‘Variegata’ Hebe franciscana ‘Variegata’ Yesterday evening the Prime…

8th November

…Camellia sasanqua ‘Narumigata’ which looked so fine recently has split in half in the storms. Camellia sasanqua ‘Variegata’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Variegata’ is very pretty with the pink ends to its…

11th November

…seldom managed in recent years. A tender variety easily set back and partially defoliated in cold east winds. Hoheria populnea ‘Variegata’ Hoheria populnea ‘Variegata’ Hoheria populnea nearby is over but…