31st July

…grandiflorus ‘Ruby Wine’ Euonymus grandiflorus ‘Ruby Wine’ 2019 – CHW Interesting to compare the summer leaf forms of our various Gingko biloba varieties growing here today. The Plant Heritage stand…

12th February

…Snow’ Erica carnea ‘Winter Snow’ Erica carnea ‘Winter Snow’ Erica carnea ‘Pink Spangles’ Erica carnea ‘Pink Spangles’ Erica carnea ‘Pink Spangles’ Erica carnea ‘Myretoun Ruby’ Erica carnea ‘Myretoun Ruby’ Erica…

7th November

…the rabbits missed. Mahonia eurybracta ‘Soft Caress’ Mahonia eurybracta ‘Soft Caress’ Saxifraga ‘Black Ruby’ – flowers fade rapidly from red to pink. Saxifraga ‘Black Ruby’ Saxifraga ‘Black Ruby’ Libertia caerulescens…

3rd April

…Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ is full out. Two plants by the Orchid House Nursery which I had forgotten. Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ The Magnolia ‘Todds Fortyniner’ is still out…

1st July

…its leaves eaten on two branches. Betula ‘China Ruby’ Betula ‘China Ruby’ Flower heads emerging on Platycarya strobilacea together with secondary new growth. Need to collect the seeds this year…

4th October

…Other Camellia sasanquas out today included ‘Hugh Evans’. Camellia ‘Dazzler’ Camellia ‘Dazzler’ Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’ with its attractively mottled autumn leaves. Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’ Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’…

17th March

…For those who want to click here for the highlights of the visit to Tregrehan on Friday.Seedling from Camellia reticulata ‘Nuccios Ruby’ Seedling from Camellia reticulata ‘Nuccios Ruby’ Seedling from…

17th May

…year. Now useless. Rhododendron ‘Ruby Hart’ Rhododendron ‘Ruby Hart’ Camellia ‘Mathotiana Alba’ is always late and has made it some years. A few nice flowers still but too far out….

8th March

…Jury’ Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ Magnolia ‘Picards Ruby’ x ‘F J Williams’ – first flowering here Magnolia ‘Picards Ruby’ x ‘F J Williams’ Magnolia ‘Leda’ – first flowering…

12th December

…flower. Saxifraga ‘Black Ruby’ Saxifraga ‘Black Ruby’ Helleborus ‘Annas Red’ just coming out. A fine batch of plants. Helleborus ‘Annas Red’ Helleborus ‘Annas Red’ Lupins in full growth despite the…