28th February

…by ribes standards and I think we should get some more for dark shady areas on the drive. Ribes ‘White Icicle’ Ribes ‘White Icicle’ The unnamed and unidentified cotoneaster at…

24th February

…today. A dwarfish form which will creep and form a low clump. This will be a better seller than Ribes laurifolium itself as a border or rockery plant. Ribes laurifolium…

18th April

…opalus. Ribes longiracemosa Ribes longiracemosa Ribes longiracemosa Then a long day making another 25 to 30 video clips for the website including crossing a camellia, magnolia and a rhododendron.Here is…

11th December

…go in. Ribes longiracemosa and Ribes odoratum. Ribes longiracemosa and Ribes odoratum Getting there but still plenty of room for infilling yet. Some Rhododendron yakusimanum hybrids which will take the…

3rd March

…indica ‘Springtime’ Ribes laevifolium ‘Amy Doncaster’ – a creeping, low growing shrub. Ribes laevifolium ‘Amy Doncaster’ Ribes laevifolium – which is markedly different. Ribes laevifolium Grevillea juniperina sulphureum Grevillea juniperina…

5th February

…unguicularis flowering away in the nursery. One forgets how impressive this species is. Iris unguicularis Iris unguicularis Ribes laurifolium now full out. In tight bud a week ago. Ribes laurifolium…

6th February

…of Mahonia aquifolium with flowers just coming and still good red autumn tints on the leaves. Mahonia aquifolium Mahonia aquifolium Ribes laurifolium full out already. Ribes laurifolium Ribes laurifolium The…

21st February

…true. Rhododendron arboreum subsp delavayi Ilex aquifolium ‘Bacciflava’ with yellow berries on Sinogrande Walk. Ilex aquifolium ‘Bacciflava’ Ribes sanguineum ‘White Icicle’ just coming out on the drive. Ribes sanguineum ‘White…

30th January

…to make it quicker to pick up plants in small vehicles. trade area Ribes laurifolium ‘Amy Doncaster’ nearly out. A nice red tinge to the foliage. Ribes laurifolium ‘Amy Doncaster’…

11th April

…the less. Camellia reticulata ‘Debut’ Ribes longiracemosa living up to its name. Three more plants in the Isla Rose Plantation originally. Ribes longiracemosa A young plant of Osmanthus yunnanensis with…