24th November

…up the name again – it is Dahlia tenuicaulis? Mexican dahlia species Mexican dahlia species Mexican dahlia species Mexican dahlia species 2016 – CHW A surprise Camellia japonica with a…

22nd August

…the late flowering Mexican dahlia species which we bought in February. Still no sign of a flower. Mexican dahlia species Mexican dahlia species The Korean raspberry, Rubus tricolor, has plenty…

21st December

…2017 – CHW Quite a few things out by the front door.Dahlia tenuicaulis finally has a decent flower. A single pinkish-purple which will grace Christmas Day. Dahlia tenuicaulis Dahlia tenuicaulis…

18th February

…and some are not. They all flower very late in the year and some still had a few leaves: Dahlia australisDahlia dissecta Dahlia rupicola Other novelties which we saw included:…

27th January

…mean cold weather is coming. Magnolia campbellii ‘Strybing White’ A newly bought in Camellia x williamsii ‘Red Dahlia’ with its first flower. Camellia x williamsii ‘Red Dahlia’ 2021 – CHW…

26th September

…a wonderful September combination. Amaryllis belladonna and Dahlia ‘Bishop of Llandaff’ As do Dahlia ‘Bishop of Llandaff’ and Verbena bonariensis intertwined. hanging basket Anemone hopehensis ‘Hadspen Abundance’ was very fine…

12th April

…Beauty’ Camellia reticulata ‘Arch of Triumph’ – quite well known too. Camellia reticulata ‘Arch of Triumph’ Camellia reticulata ‘Pink Dahlia’ – virtually over but Evelyn said had been good. Hardly…

9th August

…The Mexican dahlia species which flowered eventually last December had seemed dead but has suddenly reshot from the base. Mexican dahlia species As we feared many clumps of agapanthus were…

30th January

…Ribes laurifolium ‘Amy Doncaster’ The new multi-span tunnel is getting there. Needs a warm still day to get the covers on. multi-span tunnel Camellia ‘Red Dahlia’ out in the two/three…

23rd July

…We must persevere with the Mexican dahlia species which we lost in ‘The Beast’. Maakia are much better trees than we first thought and we need to start again where…