11th March

…macrophylla untouched by frost or cold of -9oC!! Schefflera macrophylla Schefflera macrophylla Camellia ‘Grandiflora Alba’ just coming out again. Loads of buds and only the odd flower frosted earlier. Camellia…

27th June

…which is so different from the gingko cultivar last week. Gingko ‘Jade Butterflies’ Gingko ‘Jade Butterflies’ Gingko ‘Jade Butterflies’ First flower that I have noticed on Magnolia delavayi below the…

31st July

…a hot bank. Gingko biloba ‘Jade Butterflies’ Gingko biloba ‘Jade Butterflies’ Gingko biloba ‘Jade Butterflies’ Gingko biloba ‘Saratoga’ with its very irregular leaves. Some rolled, some spread flat. Growing in…

RHS Savill Garden Pictures 2018

…hellebores and, unlike others, was totally undamaged. One to get into our catalogue. Helleborus ‘Pink Frost’ Helleborus ‘Pink Frost’ Helleborus ‘Pink Frost’ Trillium chloropetalum is not one we stock but…

26th January

…etc. Far too early. Trewidden Argenteum has been first class.1969 – FJW First snowdrops. 1958 – FJW Period of frost and snow left. 8° frost – little damage. Camellias unabashed….

28th February

…magnolias in the distance but sadly a bit windblown and frosted. Looking across from the drive to Giddle Orchard This clump of daffodils were bought in eight to ten years…

20th February

…miconioides trunk. Some wind/frost damage to the huge blue-green leaves but the flower spikes in full flower up high. Why does our Schima wallichii not set a crop of seed…

16th February

…rhododendron hybrids rhododendron hybrids rhododendron hybrids rhododendron hybrids 2016 – CHW Finally a night of some not very severe frost but enough to put paid to the two magnolias outside…

4th January

…the same plants with flowers in February and March last year so not that ‘odd’ perhaps. Magnolia ‘March till frost’ still has a flower as well as most of its…

29th December

…increasing frosts. No flowers on Noblissima. 1950 – CW A lot of snow and frost lately and very little out bar camellias. Flowers of Taliensis brown when opened but buds…