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…

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…

4th May

…out in May. It has to be Camellia ‘Mathotiana Rubra’. Might it last for Chelsea? Camellia ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ Camellia ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ Rhododendron haematodes – a good young plant. One survivor…

7th July

…tiny original labels. Many wonderful things full out: Fuchsia boliviana Fuchsia boliviana Fuchsia boliviana Eucalyptus leucoxylon rosea Eucalyptus leucoxylon rosea Eucalyptus leucoxylon rosea Puya dyckioides Puya dyckioides Puya dyckioides Callistemon…

10th April

…Polish propagator 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….

30th April

…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 leucaspis…

19th November

…here. Lapageria rosea var. albiflora Lapageria rosea var. albiflora 2017 – CHW The granite trough outside the Marketing Office still has a fine display of osteospermum and Euryops chrysanthemoides (the…

9th April

…buds that soon vanishes. 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…

21st March

…one nearby. Identical I think but very fine! These photographs will form part of my new article on Staphylea. Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ Magnolia ‘March-Till-Frost’ with its excellent…