26th March

…Rhododendron ‘Praecox’ Rhododendron ‘Praecox’ Rhododendron ‘Praecox’ The Magnolia dawsoniana seedling outside the front arch is at its best. Magnolia dawsoniana Magnolia dawsoniana Magnolia dawsoniana Magnolia x loebneri ‘Wildcat’. Although a…

5th March

…magnolias yet. Rho praecox and Erica hybrids are very good.1928 – JCW A bad year for Rho praecox. Mag denudata Wilson has but one flower open. Lutescens is very good…

31st March

…value! Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus salicifolius is another rather smaller leaved evergreen which is still a small plant with us. Multi-stemmed habit and, as yet,…

11th April

…as ‘not very different’ and Hillier’s now has it as a form of Stachyurus praecox listed as praecox var matsuzaki. At the moment none of the new evergreen species such…

22nd November

…the leaf is still 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…

2nd March

…point: praecox and ‘Bric-a-Brac’ praecox and ‘Bric-a-Brac’ praecox and ‘Christmas Cheer’ praecox and ‘Christmas Cheer’ ‘Ostara’ and cilpinense ‘Ostara’ and cilpinense ‘Ostara’ and ‘Bric-a-Brac’ ‘Ostara’ and ‘Bric-a-Brac’ cilpinense and ‘Bric-a-Brac’…

27th February

…at the nursery also. Lindera praecox Lindera praecox Illicium philipinense, also a new species for planting out today, with its first flowers. This is going into the new clearing in…

27th January

…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, arboreum, lutescens, dahuricum,…

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…

8th April

praecox Eucalyptus mannifera var. praecox Eucalyptus mannifera var. praecox Eucalyptus simonosii – 2014 planted and now also 30-35ft or so with wonderful bark. Eucalyptus simonosii Eucalyptus simonosii Eucalyptus simonosii A…