16th June

…‘Doubloon’ Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ The old plants of Cornus kousa below the Fernery are plastered in flowers. The original takes a bit of beating really. Cornus kousa Cornus kousa Cornus

10th June

…unlike the one we saw two days ago at Caerhays. Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ Cornus kousa ‘Samaritan’ which is not much different….

14th June

Cornus kousa var chinensis. A really excellent vigorous plant. Cornus kousa ‘Gloria (?) Birkett’ Cornus kousa ‘Gloria (?) Birkett’ Cornus kousa ‘Gloria (?) Birkett’ Cornus kousa ‘Milky Way’ – two…

17th June

…Salvia Salvia Cornus kousa ‘Rasen’ just flecking with pink before going redder. Quite a sight today. Planted 2001 in the x veitchii clearing then. Cornus kousa ‘Rasen’ Cornus kousa ‘Rasen’…

25th June

…in full flower. Cornus iberica Cornus iberica The equally dull (and looking very similar) Cornus hemsleyi beside it. Cornus hemsleyi Cornus hemsleyi Flowers out on Liriodendron chinense and one was…

20th June

…the ancient plants growing in shade below Donkey Shoe. Two more Cornus kousas: Cornus kousa ‘WCBCRI’ Cornus kousa ‘WCBCRI’ Cornus kousa ‘WCBCRI’ – that is what it says on the…

21st July

Cornus kousa ‘Samantha’ Cornus kousa ‘Miss Petty’ with very few bracts this year also on Bond Street. Too shady perhaps but so it ‘Samantha’. Cornus kousa ‘Miss Petty’ Cornus kousa…

31st May

…its best show. This is, I think, the best value of any of the C. kousa varieties. Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Cornus

19th June

…tucumanensis Cornus kousa ‘Rasen’ looking as good as ‘Wisley Queen’ yesterday. Cornus kousa ‘Rasen’ Cornus kousa ‘Rasen’ Cornus kousa ‘Weberi’ has few flowers but a very dense compact habit. Cornus

12th June

…twig remains. We did not notice the problem in time. Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ Sorbus wilsoniana in flower. The individual flowers have…