2nd April

…water meadows are flooded Datura sanguinea in the Burncoose conservatory flowering well out of its normal season (July to September) but rather good nevertheless. Datura sanguinea Datura sanguinea Datura sanguinea

5th April

sanguinea Amelanchier sanguinea Amelanchier sanguinea A larger Taiwania cryptomerioides than the one we looked at recently. Spreading habit with no obvious leader as yet. Taiwania cryptomerioides I think this is…

23rd March

…walled garden Cornus sanguinea ‘Midwinter Fire’ looking splendid. Cornus sanguinea ‘Midwinter Fire’ Cornus sanguinea ‘Midwinter Fire’ Roses trained up a metal Harrod Horticultural support. Roses trained up Quercus alnifolia with…

23rd October

…we get the effect from the later bare stems. Cornus sanguinea ‘Midwinter Fire’ Cornus sanguinea ‘Midwinter Fire’ Splendid reddish colours on Oxydendrum arboreum in the sunlight. One of the very…

20th November

…variety. Camellia ‘Takanini’ First flowers on Viola labradorica ‘Purpurea’. Viola labradorica ‘Purpurea’ Unusual to find a flower on Datura sanguinea in November! Datura sanguinea Berries on a new species of…

6th January

…ruscifolia Salvia confertiflora Cornus sanguinea ‘Winter Beauty’ looking spectacular. As good as ‘Winter Fire’? Viburnum x bodnantense ‘Dawn’ Camellia ‘Jingle Bells’ Camellia ‘Little Bit’ Camellia ‘Rusticana’ Ilex x altaclarensis ‘Golden…