RHS Savill Garden Pictures 2018

…blew down recently at Donkey Shoe Abies forrestii Abies forrestii Abies forrestii A very fine Rhododendron arboreum var roseum Rhododendron arboreum var roseum Rhododendron arboreum var roseum Rhododendron arboreum var

30th April

…holocarpa (white) but I do not think so! Staphylea holocarpa Maakia chinensis with its attractive silvery new growth. Maakia chinensis Maakia chinensis A carpet of sycamore flowers on the Main…

30th September

…laevis Photinia villosa var laevis Photinia villosa var zollingeri Photinia villosa var zollingeri Photinia villosa var zollingeri Photinia villosa var koreana Photinia villosa var koreana Photinia villosa var koreana Photinia…

6th May

…‘Jermyns’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Jermyns’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Jermyns’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Silver Shadow’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Silver Shadow’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Silver Shadow’ An…

31st March

…long with 30 or so bell shaped flowers on each raceme. Stachyurus chinensis Stachyurus chinensis Stachyurus chinensis Stachyurus chinensis Stachyurus chinensis ‘Joy Forever’. This flowers before its leaves emerge (as…

8th April

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

A trip to Tregrehan to study Hydrangeas

…Hydrangea indochinensis Hydrangea indochinensis Hydrangea indochinensis Hydrangea chinensis aff. Hydrangea chinensis aff Hydrangea chinensis aff Hydrangea chinensis aff Rhododendron nuttallii from Vietnam – the best plants I have ever seen….

25th March

…old Magnolia sargentiana var robustas on the Main Ride is suddenly out. Magnolia sargentiana var robusta Magnolia sargentiana var robusta Magnolia sargentiana var robusta Rhododendron ‘Crossbill’ has had a hint…

19th September

…Absolutely covered in fruit. Photinia villosa var. coreana Photinia villosa var. coreana Photinia villosa var. coreana The more common Photinia villosa var. laevis is far less heavily laden and markedly…

9th October

…laden with smaller red fruits which are also falling. Cornus kousa var. chinensis Cornus kousa var. chinensis Cornus kousa var. chinensis This was planted as Sorbus sargentiana in 1991 but…