2nd August

…fuzzily damp:Kniphofia ‘Ice Queen’ – not sure I have ever seen a pure white ‘red hot poker’ before. Kniphofia ‘Ice Queen’ Kniphofia ‘Ice Queen’ Olearia virgata, I think, in flower…

23rd May

…with heat stroke and has to be tended by the Red Cross. Sally Hayward RCMG with posy for the Queen – Photo Courtesy of Sally. Queen’s Visit – Photo Courtesy…

25th March

…Magnolia ‘Atlas’ Magnolia ‘Atlas’ This is the Queen Mother’s magnolia planted by her in the 1970s. Not particularly unique but nice enough. Queen Mother’s magnolia Queen Mother’s magnolia Another towering…

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…

4th May

…foot tall Sequoiadendron giganteum Sequoiadendron giganteum Sequoiadendron giganteum Ilex dipyrena Ilex dipyrena Ilex dipyrena Rhododendron ‘Jubilee Queen’ (loderi ‘Venus’ x Rose du Barri – 1935) Rhododendron ‘Jubilee Queen’ (loderi ‘Venus’…

12th October

…Cornus 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…

10th June

…by Richard Carew-Pole when he was RHS president. Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ (‘Miss…

3rd August

…an autumnal pink in the drought. Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’ Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’ Magnolia ‘Todds Fortyniner’ is usually the first magnolia to flower in January. Here are secondary flowers…

17th July

…more common Passiflora ‘Constance Elliot’. Passiflora caerulea ‘Snow Queen’ Passiflora caerulea ‘Snow Queen’ We stock three varieties of ‘Inca’ alstroemerias but not these three: ‘Inca Safari’ ‘Inca Safari’ ‘Inca Safari’…

26th September

…clump. Aster ‘Little Carlow’ Aster ‘Little Carlow’ Aster ‘Little Carlow’ Unable to identify this which grew to 6ft or more. [It is Helianthus ‘Lemon Queen’] Helianthus ‘Lemon Queen’ Helianthus ‘Lemon…