A trip to Tregrehan to study Hydrangeas

…a trio. Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group

13th May

…Rhododendron Naomi Group – in the rhodo planting above Rogers Quarry. Rhododendron Naomi Group Rhododendron Naomi Group Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ (our own hybrid) might just make it for Chelsea. Rhododendron ‘Nancor’…

4th May

…Purpurellum Group with a few flowers. This is borderline with us even in full shelter. Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp. xantocodon Purpurellum Group Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp. xantocodon Purpurellum Group There has always…

9th April

…the superb clump has died since last year. Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp xanthocodon ‘Purpurellum Group’ Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp xanthocodon ‘Purpurellum Group’ Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp xanthocodon ‘Purpurellum Group’ Rhododendron cinnarbarinum – long…

30th April

…failed for the same avian reason. Camassia leichtlinii Caerulea Group Camassia leichtlinii Caerulea Group Lower branches trimmed off all the trees at the bottom of Kennel Close by Tim and…

6th March

…‘Caerhays Belle’ Another group of my father’s hybrids which I need to track and identify. Another group of my father’s hybrids Another group of my father’s hybrids The group of…

24th February

…with Isla Rose central and still smiling with Katie. Godparents group photo Godparents group photo Karol’s new labels resplendent in The Isla Rose Plantation. Karol’s new labels Karol’s new labels…

9th May

…The best rhododendrons flowering in the species collection were: Rhododendron cinnabarinum subsp xanthocodon Purpurellum Group Rhododendron cinnabarinum subsp xanthocodon Purpurellum Group Rhododendron cinnabarinum subsp xanthocodon Purpurellum Group Rhododendron cinnabarinum subsp…

26th April

…Montagu Group’ (Exbury) is quite nice but not a ‘Mrs Butler’ special. Rhododendron ‘Lady Montagu Group’ Rhododendron ‘Lady Montagu Group’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Cameo’ just coming out. Five years from planting….

25th May

…Hydrangea ‘Ayesha’ Rhododendron ‘Moonstone Group’ has now been out for ages. Rhododendron ‘Moonstone Group’ Rhododendron ‘Moonstone Group’ Rhododendron ‘Moonstone Group’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Paul’s Scarlet’ had been recently blown over in…