6th May

…name. Podocarpus ‘Red Embers’ Podocarpus ‘County Park Fire’ not quite into new growth yet. Podocarpus ‘County Park Fire’ Podocarpus ‘County Park Fire’ Viburnum odoratissimum full out today. Viburnum odoratissimum Viburnum…

30th July

…zenith too. Old Park Old Park Old Park Old Park A huge wasps’ nest in a bank dug out by a badger who was clearly repulsed in the attempt! wasps’…

3rd April

…the earliest of the styrax species into flower. Styrax odoratissimus Styrax odoratissimus Magnolia ‘Lennei’ x ‘Daybreak’ is nothing special above the styrax. Magnolia ‘Lennei’ x ‘Daybreak’ Magnolia ‘Lennei’ x ‘Daybreak’…

8th March

…x ‘Purple Dream’ – first flowering here Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x ‘Purple Dream’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x ‘Purple Dream’ Magnolia ‘Atlas’ x ‘Vulcan’ – first flowering here Magnolia ‘Atlas’ x…

25th April

…for the website. x Heucherella ‘Sweet Tea’ with a nice colour mix. x Heucherella ‘Sweet Tea’ x Heucherella ‘Sweet Tea’ Heuchera ‘Obsidian’ is proving a strong seller. Heuchera ‘Obsidian’ Heuchera…

18th March

…bark. Entirely new species to me. Arbutus xalapensis Arbutus xalapensis Arbutus xalapensis Rhododendron barbatum – a true form as the barbs prove although the flower colour was varied. Rhododendron barbatum…

29th May

…dimorphophylla Ilex dimorphophylla A young Ilex latifolia or at least that is what it was sold to us as. Here with berries and flowers. Ilex latifolia Ilex latifolia Ilex latifolia…

19th March

…½, Penvergate xxx, Diva seed above Engine House xxxx, Mound seedlings xx, also crino hedge xx.1959 – FJW In middle of good plant up – 7 Albas and 5 Robustas…

7th June

…to Podocarpus ‘County Park Fire’ last year has produced regrowth which I did not expect. Podocarpus ‘County Park Fire’ Rhododendron tashiroi (perhaps?) – conceivably Rhododendron wadanum? But this is a…

28th May

…Syringa x josiflexa ‘Bellicent’ Deutzia x elegantissima ‘Rosealind’ Deutzia x elegantissima ‘Rosealind’ Deutzia x elegantissima ‘Rosealind’ Deutzia x elegantissima ‘Rosealind’ Azalea narcissiflora is now full out as a very elder…