23rd August

…flowering season is two to three months. Lapageria rosea Lapageria rosea Lapageria rosea Lapageria rosea Only one Echium pininana flower spike still has a few flowers left on it. The…

21st August

…Pink’ is out about a month earlier than usual. Lapageria ‘Flesh Pink’ Ditto the elderly Lapageria rosea beside it. Lapageria rosea A very drought ridden and now dead Hydrangea villosa….

28th November

…Today this plant would be called Camellia ‘Mathotiana’ (‘Mathotiana Rubra’). The original spelling of ‘CAMELIA’ on the label is presumably a mistake? Or is it? There is a fine story…

27th September

…Cornish climate? Lapageria rosea Lapageria rosea Lapageria rosea 1918 – JCW Rhodo’s as below. Cyclamen very good. Lapagerias fair. Hydrangeas fair. (Hand written note attached to Garden Book page) Rhodo’s…

14th October

…sasanqua ‘Rosea’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Rosea’ 1995 – FJW Use of Rododendron Nobleanum in church. 1991 – FJW Sasanqua bottom of Auklandii Garden well open and Rho mucronulatum outish at front…

30th October

…flooding the area with scent. As good as I have ever smelt it. Camellia sasanqua ‘Rosea Plena’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Rosea Plena’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Rosea Plena’ Sadly the drought has done…

30th April

…showing colour yet. Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis is full out and nearly over in just 10 days. Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis Rhododendron edgeworthii x…

8th April

…the cold in 2018. Eucalyptus leucoxylon ‘Rosea’ Eucalyptus leucoxylon ‘Rosea’ Eucalyptus mannifera var. praecox – 2014 planted and now 35ft with attractive bark. Untouched by cold so far. Eucalyptus mannifera…

9th April

…Magnolia salicifolia ‘Rosea’ Magnolia salicifolia ‘Rosea’ Another fine dry day. Good heavens two in a row! 2017 – CHW Off to the Valley Gardens and the rhododendron species collection. Rhododendron…

10th April

…from Poznan, to take cuttings in July. STAPHYLEA holicarpa ‘Rosea’ STAPHYLEA holicarpa ‘Rosea’ Tomorrow we have a visitation from Tregullow and Trematon near Saltash on Grand National day. Lizzie may…