5th October

…George’ and Burncoose has Rhododendron ‘Cornish loderi’. The flowers prove it even more! Mary Ashworth’s Rhododendron ‘Cornish loderi’ Mary Ashworth’s Rhododendron ‘Cornish loderi’ Mary Ashworth’s Rhododendron ‘Cornish loderi’ I mentioned…

25th February

…Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata ‘Lanarth’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ in a similar condition. Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ The Magnolia ‘Delia Williams’ on the lawn just starting…

A trip to Tregrehan to study Fagacaea

…Stewartia villosa Stewartia villosa Stewartia villosa Phoebe species (unknown) in flower. Phoebe species (unknown) Phoebe species (unknown) Phoebe species (unknown) Styrax tonkinensis still in flower very high up. A new…

8th February

…‘Mary Costa’ (full out) Camellia ‘Mary Costa’ Camellia ‘Mary Costa’ Camellia ‘Mary Costa’ Prunus ‘Kursar’ in Kennel Close Prunus ‘Kursar’ Prunus ‘Kursar’ Prunus ‘Kursar’ Very attractive new growth, not seen…

26th February

…Shoe Robusta is ½ out. Some flowers collected for R.H.S. Giganteum, Hookerii, Grande, Mary J, Rosemary W, J Pickthorn, J.C.W.. Mag campbelli and robusta, and Golden Oriole, Crinodendron, Rho hybs…

13th February

…bholua ‘Sir Peter Smithers’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ – OUTSTANDING and a huge flower Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Garden House Ghost’ (absolutely pure white…

11th January

…the side door. This x williamsii hybrid has some scent which makes it unusual. Mary Jobson was my father’s niece. Camellia ‘Mary Jobson’ Camellia ‘Mary Jobson’ 2004 – FJW Mild…

20th March

…Thomsoni hybrids hard, Mrs Butler hybrids just coming on. Princep Mary not open, not much colour yet. 1911 – JCW We are far from Princep Mary or Mag halleana. Argenteum…

6th March

…of flowers up the stems on some of the young Daphne bhuloa ‘Mary Rose’ in the nursery has to be seen to be believed and the scent! Daphne bhuloa ‘Mary

12th February

…Erica x darleyensis ‘Phoebe’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Phoebe’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Phoebe’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Kramer’s Red’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Kramer’s Red’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Kramer’s Red’ Erica carnea ‘Winter…