12th May

…behind. CAMELLIA ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ CAMELLIA ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ Camellia ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ – one of the last camellias to flower and often still showing a flower in July. Twice we have had…

28th November

…Blossom’ Escallonia rubra var macrantha strangely full out by the greenhouses. At least that is what I think it is? Need to check with Jaimie. Escallonia rubra var macrantha Escallonia…

29th May

…Ilex rubra Ilex rubra Ilex rubra Ilex yunnanensis var. parvifolia – not very holly like flowers or leaves which might easily be confused as something other than an Ilex –…

3rd May

…cornuta Quercus rubra ‘Aurea’ just into leaf. Quercus rubra ‘Aurea’ Quercus rubra ‘Aurea’ Easily our best (of three) Taiwania cryptomeroides. This one has finally produced a ‘leader’ and is away…

4th May

…last for Chelsea? Camellia ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ Camellia ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ Rhododendron haematodes – a good young plant. One survivor of a group of three. This species had previously died out here….

14th May

…young Acer sterculiaceum subsp. franchettii with leaf colouring as on our original tree. Acer sterculiaceum subsp. franchettii 2021 – CHW Lots of showers – all good!A young Quercus rubra ‘Aurea’…

21st May

…flower than ours. Scilla verna ‘Sea eagle and fish’ bronze in the garden. bronze Escallonia rubra var. macrantha – a wonderful seaside hedge. Escallonia rubra var. macrantha 2020 – CHW…

13th July

…may well be Oxalis rubra from South America. Well worth growing for its leaves alone. Oxalis rubra Oxalis rubra Another Penstemon which Karol may be able to identify from our…

2nd December

…sectifolius A liner of Camellia brevistyla var. rubra with tiny flowers. Cuttings from Tregrehan to add to our camellia species collection here. Camellia brevistyla var. rubra Camellia brevistyla var. rubra

7th September

…Nyssa sylvatica Fothergilla major also. Fothergilla major Celtis australis Celtis australis Arbutus unedo ‘Rubra’ in full flower – early! Arbutus unedo ‘Rubra’ Callicarpa dichotoma in full flower too. Callicarpa dichotoma…