7th March

…armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ on the wall below the greenhouse shows the pink buds and early opening flowers which turn to white. Quite a show today. Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ Clematis…

26th May

…Azalea mollis ‘Apple Blossom’ Azalea mollis ‘Apple Blossom’Rather pale single flowers and nothing special in comparison to the next huge clump beside the drive which looks pink from a distance…

6th May

…A rather fine double daffodil. daffodil Azalea mollis ‘Apple Blossom’ is not that wonderful either! Azalea mollis ‘Apple Blossom’ Azalea mollis ‘Apple Blossom’ The early spring lambs are coming on…

16th March

…about 40 years ago. Camellia x williamsii ‘Burncoose Apple Blossom’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Burncoose Apple Blossom’ Magnolia ‘Mr Julian’ is suddenly out. Magnolia ‘Mr Julian’ First colour on the Magnolia…

10th February

…the plan. ‘Hiraethlyn’ is a Bodnant hybrid from 1950. I had considered C. ‘Apple Blossom’ or C. x williamsii ‘Burncoose Apple Blossom’ but the latter is a mounded tight bush.]…

17th April

…flowers this year. Magnolia ‘Pickards Garnet’ The Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ in the Auklandii Garden is at its best today. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ is now full out…

28th November

…sasanqua clump below the greenhouse still full out – just double pinks today; the whites are over. Camellia sasanqua clump Camellia sasanqua clump First flower on Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’…

31st July

…ages on display Amid the mess the only thing which was quite nice was Escallonia ‘Pink Elle’ although similar to Escallonia ‘Peach Blossom’ and Escallonia ‘Apple Blossom’. Escallonia ‘Pink Elle’…

6th February

…leaves look likely to be blown away in the gales forecast for the coming weekend. Tetrapanax papyrifer ‘Rex’ 2019 – CHW First flowers on Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ about on…

12th April

…albeit small, double flowers. Camellia ‘Candy Apple’ Camellia ‘Candy Apple’ Camellia ‘Candy Apple’ Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis in a good clump. Some evidence of cold damage to some of the…