18th July

…the greenhouse has made a much larger plant. Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’ Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’ 2019 – CHW The RHS have just given AGMs to 17 or 19 new…

25th March

…enough. Queen Mother’s magnolia Queen Mother’s magnolia Another towering Magnolia sargentiana var robusta which you get a perfect view of from the churchyard and village. Magnolia sargentiana var robusta Magnolia…

5th August

…by Wisteria sinensis Acer x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’ with, as usual, exceptional secondary new growth which is pink and white becoming mottled green and white. Acer x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’…

6th May

…Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Silver Shadow’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Silver Shadow’ An interesting birch display above the drive where their mainly white mature trunks will one day show up…

16th March

…Spirit’ Camellia ‘Free Spirit’ Camellia ‘Free Spirit’ Camelia ‘Silver Ruffles’ Camelia ‘Silver Ruffles’ Camelia ‘Silver Ruffles’ And some newer magnolias:Magnolia ‘Sentinel’ – quite dull! Magnolia ‘Sentinel’ Magnolia ‘Sentinel’ Magnolia ‘Millie…

17th September

…kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ has very fine rounded red fruits. No sign of a squirrel attack which shows that the trapping is working. Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’…

10th June

…‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ (‘Miss Satomi’ in the new Hillier’s) Growing in full sun in the open…

12th October

…kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’. The fruiting is irregular and confined to a few branches. Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var…

4th May

…x Rose du Barri – 1935) Rhododendron ‘Jubilee Queen’ (loderi ‘Venus’ x Rose du Barri – 1935) Rhododendron loderi ‘Fairy Queen’ (griffithianum x fortunei ssp. fortunei) Rhododendron loderi ‘Fairy Queen’…

12th March

…for the future I hope. Camellia ‘Primavera’ Camellia ‘Primavera’ Camellia ‘Silver Ruffles’ – some flowers seem to have two centres. An even better double white japonica. Camellia ‘Silver Ruffles’ Camellia…