11th July

…seen before. The leaves are not those of any other arborescens variety and contrast nicely with the frilly greenish flowers. Hydrangea arborescens ‘Emerald Lace’ Hydrangea arborescens ‘Emerald Lace’ Hydrangea arborescens…

1st May

…Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ with its flowers already obscuring the attractive yellow coloured new growth. Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ in a similar state to crassum – another Chelsea ‘too soon’….

28th August

Lace’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘White Lace’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Kyushu’ has smaller, more lacecap flowers and is more spreading but less tall overall. None the less the overall impact is just as…

17th March

…trunk Nothofagus dombeyi Camellia ‘Black Lace’ Camellia ‘Black Lace’ Camellia ‘Black Lace’ Dacrycarpus dacrydioides trunk. These are growing as a clump of five trees. Dacrycarpus dacrydioides Dacrycarpus dacrydioides Rhododendron frangipanensis…

9th June

…‘Red Star’ Cordyline australis ‘Red Star’ Protea cynaroides ‘Little Prince’ Protea cynaroides ‘Little Prince’ Sambucus niger ‘Black Lace’ Sambucus niger ‘Black Lace’ Picea pungens ‘Glauca Globosa’ and Sambucus niger ‘Black…

31st July

…Sambucus niger ‘Black Lace’ Sambucus niger ‘Black Lace’ Sorbus vilmorinii fruiting away on the drought to capacity. Sorbus vilmorinii Sorbus vilmorinii A very near black agapanthus which might have been…

2nd August

…do in a large pot. Hydrangea paniculata ‘White Lace’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘White Lace’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Pink Diamond’ – by Hovel turning in a huge clump of around eight feet tall….

3rd August

…– lower growing and a gentle light blue. Agapanthus ‘Lavender Haze’ Agapanthus ‘Lavender Haze’ Rudbeckia ‘Peking’ – very nice but perhaps not that different from others taken on this Isle…

24th July

…Haze’ – nothing startling but nice enough. Agapanthus ‘Lavender Haze’ Agapanthus ‘Lavender Haze’ Agapanthus ‘Windsor Grey’ – dull white-grey flowers. Agapanthus ‘Windsor Grey’ Agapanthus ‘Windsor Grey’ Miscanthus sacchariflorus – in…

28th June

…‘Lavender Lady’ an improved form of karvinskianus and would probably sell just as well. Erigeron karvinskianus ‘Lavender Lady’ Erigeron karvinskianus ‘Lavender Lady’ Rhodohypoxis milloides ‘Claret’ – a plant I have…