6th April

…1921 – JCW Poet’s open and daffs on the wane. No yellow trumpets left but nice Leiden and a little colour. Rho amoena at their best. Cherries in Drive very…

31st December

…double Azalea and bits of one yellow below Hovel road. Bits of Davidsonianum and Sutchuenense hybrids. No reds. Bits of Azalea Amoena and several Kurume.1940 – CW Cold spell began…

30th May

…an Azalea ‘Amoena’. Magnolia ‘Charles Coates’ full out on the Burncoose drive nearby (Magnolia sieboldii x Magnolia tripetala). My sister in law and niece line up for a bit of…

20th April

…very full of flower this year on the drive. Azalea ‘Amoena’ beside it nearly over. Azalea ‘Fedora’ Azalea ‘Fedora’ Rhododendron ‘Linda’ full out on Cart Road. One of several nice…

6th May

…the drive while the Azalea ‘Amoena’ opposite, which has been out for weeks is now over. Normally the two would overlap. Azalea ‘Fedora’ Azalea ‘Fedora’ The first hydrangea flower heads…

5th May

…but Recurvas.   1940 – CW Mag sargentiana over for more than two weeks – Staphylea nearly gone. Many Azaleas out and Amoena in drive at its best – Rho…

22nd May

…about out. R yunnanense is good in the big beds. Standish hybrids are good and so Sappho x auklandii, Roylei just opening, but a very few Azaleas open. Azalea amoena

14th May

…cut for the stand.Looking today there is plenty of deciduous azalea just showing colour but all the evergreens are over; some long over: AZALEA ‘Fedora’ – well over AZALEA amoena

9th May

…on the Drive are at least yellow! 1916 – JCW Auklandii nearly over, Cherries are gone. White A indica and A amoena very good. Molli and Ghent Azaleas nice. Loderi…

24th January

…Arboreum “ “ Burmanicum x Moupiense “ “ Lutescens x Moupiense “ “ Also several bits of Azalea Amoena and Kurume Grande full out at Trewidden (handwritten note) Signed C.W….