27th April

George’ which is usually out with the Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ beside it. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ & Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Malus ‘Jelly King’ now full out. Malus ‘Jelly King’ now…

24th May

…Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Innocence’ with numerous clusters of bladder nuts. This small tree or shrub has never produced bladders…

9th April

…young plants in an east wind near the Playhouse. Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ and Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ in the background. An odd and spectacular combination….

15th April

…‘King George’. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Michelia maudiae ‘Touch of Pink’ just opening. It is only a ‘touch’ at the tip of the tepals! Michelia maudiae ‘Touch of Pink’ Rhododendron…

29th December

…winds by the Playhouse in 2012 but this plant is well protected at the top of the garden. Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ First flower on Camellia…

10th April

…Fitzwilliam’ Rhododendron burmanicum equally good beside it. Rhododendron burmanicum Rhododendron burmanicum First flower out ridiculously early (in the hot sun this week) and high up on Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’….

8th April

…‘Jelly King’ which we bought in for the Isla Rose Plantation. This is an introduction from New Zealand and is the ideal crab apple for making jelly. Malus ‘Jelly King’…

4th April

…flowers out on Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ – I saw a truss at the show and could not believe it would be out yet. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Camellia ‘Fairy…

29th April

George’ just appearing. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Magnolia ‘Hot Flush’ earning its name. Magnolia ‘Hot Flush’ Magnolia ‘Hot Flush’ Magnolia ‘Hot Flush’ Magnolia ‘Hot Flush’ Flowers on Salix fargesii –…

9th May

…hybrid This is another Rhododendron ‘Loderi King George’. I was looking for ‘loderi’ ‘Pink Diamond’ but this is not it. Rhododendron ‘Loderi King George’ Rhododendron ‘Loderi King George’ I have…