4th July

…raspberries yet or even flowers. The new growth curling over itself is attractive. Hygrangea serrata ‘Shichidanka’ Hygrangea serrata ‘Shichidanka’ Hygrangea serrata ‘Shichidanka’ Hydrangea involucrata ‘Viridescens’ has been ringbarked today by…

17th July

…identifiable leaves in the shade. In full sun, and where seed is forming, they are a different shape. Zelkova serrata Zelkova serrata Zelkova serrata Zelkova serrata I think this may…

3rd July

serrata ‘Bluebird’. There are two good clumps on the drive which are a decent blue in our soil. Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ A fine plant…

4th August

…you can just about see here. Stewartia serrata Stewartia serrata Stewartia serrata Stewartia serrata Stewartia malacodendron showing early autumn colour on its youngest leaves. This is its response to the…

9th November

…do not have this distinct autumn colour. No seeds as yet. Stewartia serrata Stewartia serrata Stewartia serrata The Stewartia muddle here with acquired and gifted young plants needs a lot…

6th February

…Grevillea serrata but no one knows where it came from or from whom? Does not look like any grevillea I have ever seen. Grevillea serrata Grevillea serrata Grevillea serrata Nice…

3rd June

…wall. Rosa ‘Alberic Barbier’ Rosa ‘Alberic Barbier’ Rosa ‘Golden Showers’ (climber) beside it. Rosa ‘Golden Showers’ Rosa ‘Golden Showers’ Zelhova serrata ‘Variegation’ on Nicholas Lock’s stand. Zelhova serrata ‘Variegation’ Zelhova…

16th November

…rostratas. It can only get better with age. Stewartia serrata Stewartia serrata 2016 – CHW Camellia x williamsii ‘November Pink’ has only two flowers out and the odd bud showing…

20th July

…new growth. Stewartia serrata Stewartia serrata 2016 – CHW Camellia grisjii on the drive has startling red, I think, secondary new growth which makes it stand out from the rest…

13th May

…do not – smell aside! Actually it might be Azara serrata but I forgot to inspect the underside of the leaves to check. I planted three species of azara here…