16th March

…heat in the winter! vireya Rhododendron Prunus persica (Peach) with loads of flower in the greenhouse. Prunus persica Prunus persica Prunus persica Lithocarpus kawakamii by the car park had large…

28th March

…tree. A few small dead flowers remain but I have again missed them this year; red and insignificant though they are. Parrotia persica Parrotia persica A couple of smaller clumps…

23rd October

…best performers. Oxydendrum arboreum Oxydendrum arboreum Oxydendrum arboreum Parrotia persica ‘Persian Spire’ had absolutely breathtaking autumn colours too with the unusual mixture of red and yellow. Parrotia persica ‘Persian Spire’…

20th November

…venusta Puya venusta Autumn colour on Stachyurus praecox better than I have ever seen it. Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Exceptional too on Parrotia persica ‘Vanessa’. Parrotia persica ‘Vanessa’ Parrotia persica

27th August

…in full colour on Sorbus hupehensis already in August. Sorbus hupehensis Parrotia persica already showing wonderful autumn tints. Parrotia persica A good batch of seed grown Embothrium lanceolatum coming on…

21st November

…Prunus ‘Shirotae’ is not nearly as good as it was last year and has been battered in the wind. Prunus ‘Shirotae’ Parrotia persica on the drive has a good yellow…

4th December

…the Main Ride. Rather small flowers on this old plant. Camellia x williamsii ‘George Blandford’ 2015 – CHW Nice colours on Parrotia persica which will probably be out in flower…