30th July

…from Penrice Castle) Cornus kousa ‘Xanthocarpa’ (yellow fruits – very rare) Deutzia pulchra (wild collected and given to us originally by Roy Lancaster) Forsythia mandschurica (no idea but dwarf?) Hydrangea…

24th December

…House), and a few speciosa hybrids. Cam sasanqua nearly over. Rho mucronulatum very good. Also a Sutchuenense hybrid above Rookery. Some lapagerias and fuschias. Odd bits of forsythia and hamamelis….

10th February

…well open. Made my first cross mon x min. 1902 – JCW Heavy snow three inches everywhere. 1897 – JCW Forsythia is out, snowdrops going back, several Caerhays single opening….