26th February

…‘relief’ Caerhays magnolia flowers. Our ‘relief’ Caerhays magnolia flowers Early buds forming on a large Echium fastuosum. Echium fastuosum Echium fastuosum Hebe ‘Wiri Charm’ full out. Hebe ‘Wiri Charm’ Hebe

12th March

…Azara microphylla Azara microphylla Hebe ‘Heartthrob’ – vulgar and disgusting perhaps but very saleable. Hebe ‘Heartthrob’ Hebe ‘Heartthrob’ Hebe ‘Heartthrob’ Phillyrea angustifolia – again plastered in tiny flowers and better…

27th July

…looking nice here. Once sold well. Time for a comeback or is it still patented? Hebe ‘Rosie’ Hebe ‘Rosie’ While I always think stocking hebes is a huge risk with…

23rd June

…‘Emerald and Gold’ Euonymus ‘Emerald and Gold’ Hebe rakiensis in full flower. Hebe rakiensis Hebe rakiensis Brachyglottis ‘Sunshine’ just going over. Brachyglottis ‘Sunshine’ Rhus verniciflua is one of the lesser…

7th April

…clump of Hebe rakiensis. Hebe rakiensis Hebe rakiensis Prunus ‘Matsumae Akathu Kinokana’ Prunus ‘Matsumae Akathu Kinokana’ Prunus ‘Matsumae Akathu Kinokana’ (Bamboo) Chusquea couleou nicely pruned to show off its stems…

1st November

…virginica ‘Henry’s Garnet’ Hebe franciscana ‘Variegata’ (‘Silver Queen’) still in full flower today. Hebe franciscana ‘Variegata’ Hebe franciscana ‘Variegata’ Yesterday evening the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced another national lockdown…

14th July

…a disgraceful mess: Hebe ‘Autumn Glory’ – quite nice. Hebes hate high rainfall and get mildew in the nursery but thrive here. Hebe ‘Autumn Glory’ Hebe ‘Autumn Glory’ Myrtus communis…

24th July

Hebe carnea is flowering in the garden here with pink flowers fading to white. I could well be wrong! Not much else out after the tidy up though. Hebe carnea…

30th April

…Heath’ A fine clump of Hebe ‘Wiri Charm’ in flower in the nursery. Nearly over in fact. Hebe ‘Wiri Charm’ Rhododendron radicans is a true rockery species with a short…

8th August

…Seaview. This is Hebe ‘Great Orme’ I think. Hebe ‘Great Orme’ 2016 – CHW No entry. 2015 – CHW Several people have commented on the extraordinary colour of a clump…