26th March

…than usual and a very good form. Rhododendron ‘Praecox’ Rhododendron ‘Praecox’ Rhododendron ‘Praecox’ The Magnolia dawsoniana seedling outside the front arch is at its best. Magnolia dawsoniana Magnolia dawsoniana Magnolia…

5th March

…very good. 1928 – JCW A bad year for Rho praecox. Mag denudata Wilson has but one flower open. Lutescens is very good indeed. 1926 – JCW Rho praecox nearly…

22nd November

…on the tree. A yellowish-white hue here outside and quite unlike the plant in the nursery photographed yesterday. Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Sorbus folgneri ‘Emiel’ still has some fruits amid…

11th April

…deer. STACHYRUS praecox STACHYRUS praecox STACHYRUS praecox MAGNOLIA ‘Sunray’ MAGNOLIA ‘Sunray’ Magnolia ‘Sunray’ has its first four flowers. Nothing to write home about as a yellow and probably should be…

31st March

…It is hard to say which of the two species is the best for your own garden. Either are pretty good value! Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox

27th January

…JCW Much as in 1911, lutescens is quite nice, not near 1912 in species. Motor plough engine rolled the drive for the first time. 1912 – JCW R praecox, ciliatum,…

27th February

…Flowers on a young Lindera praecox ready now for planting out. A new species to us and available at the nursery also. Lindera praecox Lindera praecox Illicium philipinense, also a…

RHS Savill Garden Pictures 2018

…Carlyon’ Camellia ‘E T R Carlyon’ Camellia ‘E T R Carlyon’ A gigantic multi-stemmed Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Rhododendron ‘Minaura’ (minus x dauricum) an extraordinary colour…

1st October

…rate! Eucalyptus mannifera var praecox Eucalyptus mannifera var praecox Eucalyptus mannifera var praecox 1999 – FJW Wet but warm September. Sasanqua both pink and white well out. 1988 – FJW…

24th April

…yesterday. Stachyurus praecox ‘Magpie’ Stachyurus praecox ‘Magpie’ Stachyurus praecox ‘Magpie’ Azalea stenopetalum ‘Linearifolium’ is quite variable as to colour and the divisions in the flower. This one is in the…