31st October

…Talsma’ 2018 – CHW Camellia oleifera is now out too. It was showing colour a week or two ago. Camellia oleifera Camellia oleifera Quite an autumn show on Quercus palustris…

11th September

…there are plenty of buds. Camellia oleifera Camellia oleifera Across the path one has to stop and admire the secondary new growth on Cercidiphyllum ‘Red Fox’. Slow growing but with…

9th November

…and oleifera out, also a couple of flowers of hybrid in big quarry. One Saluenensis in the way of a Pink (dark) form above Crino hedge fit to pick, just…

18th September

…hope more people will grow this in full sun and enjoy it through the seasons as much as we do. Stewartia rostrata Stewartia rostrata Stewartia rostrata Stewartia rostrata Camellia oleifera

8th December

…correct name and not Camellia Gauntlettii). nerine bed 1990 – FJW Snow. 1967 – FJW Fairly heavy snow. Oleifera and November Pink began at end of November. 1962 – FJW…

29th December

…and the first J.C.W bud (opening) picked today. Oleifera very good still. Bits is Cam sasanqua left. Pink Saluenensis by Tin Garden good and other bits beginning. A few lapagerias….

7th December

…Pink. Earliest Camellia was the one outside the front gate – been out for two weeks. Oleifera quite good considering the hard winter last year. Just beginning to get flower…

20th December

…1924. H mollis ¼ open. Veitch’s Camellia oleifera in flower. A few Thomsonii arboreum show blooms. Should get most of the faggots from the storm out of the New Planting…

22nd November

…– FJW Flower on Camellia George Blandford. 1942 – CW Camellia sasanqua on wall very very good. Oleifera just beginning. 3 pods of Mag nitida. Put in a lot of…

4th January

…beginning. Camellias taliensis and oleifera almost over. No Thompsonii x Arboreum out. 1931 – JCW Much as in 1930 C speciosa is better and we have had nice Gardenia flowers…