2nd April

…first came out. Magnolia ‘Rouged Alabaster’ Magnolia ‘Rouged Alabaster’ 2018 – CHW Another filthy wet day to cap off a depressing Easter weekend from a business point of view. The…

31st January

…discolor Asterotrichion discolor Asterotrichion discolor Asterotrichion discolor Azara integrifolia ‘Variegata’ looks particularly fine today. Wonderful colour combinations in the leaf. Azara integrifolia ‘Variegata’ Azara integrifolia ‘Variegata’ Cornus officinalis is full…

21st April

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2019 – CHW Easter Sunday at Burncoose and so thoughts turn seriously to Chelsea and…

9th July

…delavayi Magnolia delavayi Magnolia delavayi More Magnolia grandiflora flowers from below the lawn. Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora An elderly Cotoneaster franchettii full out by the tower. Cotoneaster franchettii…

11th November

…the birds. Cotoneaster franchetii Cotoneaster franchetii Cotoneaster franchetii Rhododendron nobleanum has sprung into flower on the drive. I think the recent gales have blown the buds open as the timing…

26th May

…plant has the odd berry remaining and large white flowers on last year’s stems of new growth. It is Cotoneaster microphyllus I think. Cotoneaster microphyllus Cotoneaster microphyllus Azalea ‘Orangeade’ (or…

15th May

…ancient clump of COTONEASTER, but which one? Close up of COTONEASTER, but which one? No one has ever known the name of this large ancient clump of cotoneaster at the…

11th October

…David West. It is faintly apricot in colour now having been yellow earlier. Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Inchmery’ Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Inchmery’ Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Inchmery’ Cercidiphyllum japonicum nearby is turning colour nicely. Before…

16th December

…Dead Echium Cotoneaster horizontalis has a fine show of autumn colour now the berries have gone. Cotoneaster horizontalis Cotoneaster horizontalis Echinops battanicus still has a surviving pale blue flower and…

24th February

…be a better seller than Ribes laurifolium itself as a border or rockery plant. Ribes laurifolium ‘Amy Doncaster’ Ribes laurifolium ‘Amy Doncaster’ 2016 – CHW We tried to register Magnolia…