4th May

…ruined and are softer than pure Auklandii’s. They have begun to open and so have the cherries – R yunnanense – falconeri – davidsonianum – 1350 – lanatum – campylocarpum…

15th November

…seed this year – but 3 seeds of cleistocarpa – 1 of these fertile – and a lot on evergreen oak near Auklandii Garden below Falconeri. 1919 – JCW Pond…

11th November

…a pink blotch. April/May. CWT6410. Rhododendron sp Maddenia subsection. Virtually prostrate, producing rosettes of dark green leaves. Deep yellow flowers resembling Rhododendon Valentiniodes. April/May. CWT6442. Rhododendron sino-falconeri. Falconera subsection. Forms…

21st October

…discolor aberconwayi morii racemosum arboreum (three colours) delavayi falconeri cubitii praestans We drew a blank with no seed pods on the following: thompsonii nobleanum mucronulatum scabrifolium (Rockery) fortunei spinuliferum vaseyi…

24th June

…did on his first. 1962 – FJW This has been a very late year. The drive Azaleas were at their best between June 5-15th. Falconeri is still out. Camellias in…

21st June

…– FJW Walk with Philip. Flowers on following rhod – auritum, discolor, falconeri, argyrophyllum, macrostemon, decorum x by Diva, souliei x campylocarpum, lepidostylum, megacalyx, oreotrephes, Harrows hybrid and CW’s Harrows…

20th June

…our decorum crosses and we should do more! Pink form of Rhododendron decorum Pink form of Rhododendron decorum 1948 – CW Rho falconeri only just over also Harrows hybrids and…

8th October

…It will, and already is, breaking some underdraft. Fargesia robusta Fargesia robusta I see on the plan that I have missed the seventh one – Himalayacalmus falconeri. This has grown…

7th May

…– JCW Auklandii have begun to wane, Mrs Butler lovely, Azaleas good, Clematis montana poor this year. Berberis stenophylla good. Falconeri really fine for the first time. Azalea amoena V.G….