12th February

…‘Phoebe’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Phoebe’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Kramer’s Red’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Kramer’s Red’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Kramer’s Red’ Erica carnea ‘Winter Snow’ Erica carnea ‘Winter Snow’ Erica carnea

27th May

carnea ‘Briottii’. A tree smashed half of this plant so flowers are sparse. Aesculus x carnea Aesculus x carnea Aesculus x neglecta (Aesculus glaucescens) is going over. The flowers are…

25th April

carnea ‘Aureomarginata’ Aesculus carnea ‘Aureomarginata’ Aesculus carnea ‘Aureomarginata’ Malus x purpurea ‘Crimson Cascade’ planted this year and now flowering well on its drooping branches. Malus x purpurea ‘Crimson Cascade’ Malus…

11th May

…order anyway since I had never seen it before.Pterocarya pterocarpaPterocarya rehderianaPterostyrax leveilleiPterostyrax psilophyllusStyrax jap ColumnarStyrax jap HymeStyrax jap SnowconeStyrax jap Jippei-Kawamure2015 – CHW Tom Hudson visits to view our growing…

6th March

carnea ‘Winter Snow’ full out and undamaged. How appropriate! Enca carnea ‘Winter Snow’ Enca carnea ‘Winter Snow’ Edgewrthia chrysantha just coming out and undamaged. Edgewrthia chrysantha The leaves on Pseudowintera…

12th March

…than I have ever seen before. Phillyrea angustifolia Phillyrea angustifolia Phillyrea angustifolia Rhododendron ‘Praecox’ – a particularly good flowering form although completely deciduous here. Rhododendron ‘Praecox’ Rhododendron ‘Praecox’ (Heather) Erica…

4th June

…growing plant and well worth its place. Aesculus are never perceived properly as welcome flowering additions to June in woodland gardens. Aesculus x carnea ‘Briottii’ Aesculus x carnea ‘Briottii’ 2015…

24th July

…(alpine willow) – a new species to me. Easily mistaken for a podocarpus with its tiny leaves. Chinese and grows to 8ft. Salix bockii Salix bockii Salix bockii Agapanthus ‘Lavender…

15th April

…‘Newellii’ Rhododendron williamsianum x martinianum on the drive at Burncoose. Superb and well worth naming and registering properly. Rhododendron williamsianum x martinianum Rhododendron williamsianum x martinianum Rhododendron williamsianum x martinianum…

30th May

…On closer inspection it is Aesculus wilsonii. Aesculus chinensis Magnolia x wiesneri is now full out below Kennel Close. Magnolia x wiesneri Magnolia x wiesneri Abies koreana has a particularly…