5th April

…jacquemontii ‘Greyswood Ghost’ Betula utilis var. jacquemontii ‘Greyswood Ghost’ Betula utilis var. jacquemontii ‘Greyswood Ghost’ Betula utilis ssp. jacquemontii ‘Jermyns’ is plastered in catkins too. Look at the colour changes…

23rd February

…variegation on the leaves is only evident on the lower growth at this time of the year. Euonymus japonicus ‘Wolong Ghost’ Euonymus japonicus ‘Wolong Ghost’ Euonymus japonicus ‘Wolong Ghost’ Euonymus…

8th April

…nervosa – young plantings. Mahonia nervosa Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Greyswood Ghost’ with bark and catkins. Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Greyswood Ghost’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Greyswood Ghost’ The unknown…

6th March

…‘Greyswood Ghost’ Betula ‘Greyswood Ghost’ The bark of 24 species was photographed and a few named clones or hybrids. The collection has 40+ species out of the 47 which exist…

4th January

…bholua ‘Garden House Ghost’ Daphne bholua ‘Garden House Ghost’ Daphne bholua ‘Garden House Ghost’ The scented narcissi outside the dining room are just starting into flower but no scent as…

13th February

…‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Garden House Ghost’ (absolutely pure white even in bud) – any better than Daphne bholua ‘Alba’? Probably! Daphne bholua ‘Garden House Ghost’ Daphne bholua ‘Garden House…

27th December

…even of a grafted plant. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Daphne bholua ‘Garden House Ghost’ is out opposite the front door. Two of the three grafted plants which had…

6th February

…stenopetalum ‘Linearifolium’ Euonymus fortunei ‘Wolong Ghost’ is a new plant to us. Clearly a trailing or perhaps a climbing plant. Euonymus fortunei ‘Wolong Ghost’ Euonymus fortunei ‘Wolong Ghost’ Supposedly Grevillea…

8th January

…Daphne bholua ‘Garden House Ghost’ above the greenhouse. Daphne bholua ‘Garden House Ghost’ Daphne bholua ‘Garden House Ghost’ A Camellia reticulata above the Auklandii Garden now almost full out. Camellia…

20th January

…CHW First flowers on Daphne bholua ‘Ghost’. Daphne bholua ‘Ghost’ Daphne bholua ‘Ghost’ For comparison the now nearly dropping flowers on Daphne bholua ‘Jacqueline Postill’ which have been out for…