18th May

…not quite right? More likely to be Rhododendron dendrocharis. dwarf rhododendron This oddity is labelled Rhododendron ‘Barnaby’ but no time now for any research. Chelsea packing next. A Rhododendron triflorum

6th May

…many forms of Triflorum are excellent. Falconeri just opening. 1922 – JCW The fat cherries are very good. Davidsonianum nice. Calophytum half of them open. Fastigiatum impeditum lot good. 1915…

31st March

…late form is not out, the Wilson denudata shows colour. Fargesii is very nice in three places. 1926 – JCW Planetum long over. Maculiferum – Pink Triflorum – Berberis fascicularia…

30th June

…JCW Cuttings of the Pink Triflorum are in. 1927 – JCW (Handwritten note attached to Garden Book page). Cuttings to take in June 1927: Kurumes. Pink Davidsonianum Shooting Ride near…

4th April

…JCW Magnolia sargentiana came into flower. It is the finest magnolia bloom of any here. 1930 – JCW No Augustinii or Triflorum excepting Lutescens. Some of this has shown bloom…

15th February

…lapageria. Colour on Mag sargetiana and robusta, no others. 1933 – JCW Rhodo’s open are Caucasicum, Praecox, Mucronulatum, Moupinense, Triflorum, Thomsonii x , Barbatum, Lutescens, Sutchuenense near sinogrande, Prunus conradinae…