15th August

…pot in the nursery. Aconitum ‘Sparks Variety’ Aconitum ‘Sparks Variety’ 2018 – CHW Sorbus wilsoniana with three clusters of berries ripening away on a young plant planted only in 2013….

11th November

…that the ‘spring’ season had started. Rhododendron nobleanum Rhododendron nobleanum Rhododendron nobleanum A pale blue flowering form of Vinca minor ‘La Grave’ (‘Bowles Variety’) has colonised the hedgerow opposite Caerhays…

4th April

…still wonder if it really is a x brooklynensis variety but the balance of probability is rising! I am waiting to hear more about this from Barbara Oozeerally the well-known…

31st July

…trouble when we send them out in the autumn as they rot off and die. Scabiosa ‘Vivid Violet’ is pleasant enough though if we had to choose a new variety

10th June

…species or variety? A slight scent today but the bees are going mad for the flowers as you can see. Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’ Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’ Styrax japonicus…

1st July

…of the very late flowering Azalea ‘June Fire’. As dark a red as you could wish for. Below the rubbish dump. Azalea ‘June Fire’ 2019 – CHW The standard, variety

17th November

…‘New Dawn’ ‘New Dawn’ ‘Paradise Little Lien’ ‘Paradise Little Lien’ ‘Paradise Little Lien’ “Maiden’s Blush” “Maiden’s Blush” “Maiden’s Blush” “Everards’s Delight” – a Loder bred variety “Everards’s Delight” “Everards’s Delight”…

12th April

…today as the ‘must have’ reticulata variety of the 35 individually photographed. I need to get to these earlier next year. 2016 – CHW Meeting with Philip Brown to organise…

8th April

…Memory’ full out and unblemished. One of several today in the garden of this variety. Magnolia ‘Wadas Memory’ Magnolia ‘Wadas Memory’ Rhododendron fargesii full out in the main quarry. I…

5th April

…sorbus with all its berries still intact on the tree in April! Perhaps a Sorbus intermedia but not a Sorbus aucuparia variety I think. Odd that in such a cold…