12th April

…reticulata ‘Lady Piet’ – another red full double. Camellia reticulata ‘Lady Piet’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lady Piet’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lady Piet’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lady Piet’ Camellia reticulata ‘Nuccios Ruby’ – just…

20th February

…Blood Red arboreum. Blood Red arboreum Blood Red arboreum A Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ sister seedling (and not as good) showing up in the mist outside the front gates. Magnolia ‘Caerhays…

29th October

…of yellow in the darker red. Cotinus coggygria ‘Smoky Joe’ Cotinus coggygria ‘Smoky Joe’ Cotinus coggygria ‘Young Lady’ – some yellow with the red. Cotinus coggygria ‘Young Lady’ Cotinus coggygria…

26th April

…flowered on Sinogrande Walk. violets Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ which is now called ‘LADY WOODSMAN’ or so I read in the Eisenhut book. ‘LADY WOODSMAN’ ‘LADY

27th July

…but one red helenium is probably enough. Helenium ‘Red Army’ Helenium ‘Red Army’ Red Admiral butterflies on buddleia flowers but the little buggers kept shutting their wings. Red Admiral butterflies…

10th April

…flower too in the nursery:‘Shady Lady White’ TELOPEA ‘Shady Lady White’ TELOPEA ‘Shady Lady White’ ‘Braidwood Brilliant’ TELOPEA ‘Braidwood Brilliant’ TELOPEA ‘Braidwood Brilliant’ speciosissima TELOPEA speciosissima Rhododendron ‘Lady Alice Fitzwilliam’…

8th October

…or pear shaped oblong or pear shaped oblong or pear shaped 3. Small clusters of large round red fruits lower down and larger clusters higher up. red fruits red fruits…

28th April

…Blush’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lary Piet’ – a new one to us. Camellia reticulata ‘Lary Piet’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lovely Lady’ – ditto. Camellia reticulata ‘Lovely Lady’ I have often wondered how…

18th April

…well in two years and will be ready to go into the garden next spring. Rhododendron ‘Snow Lady’ Rhododendron ‘Snow Lady’ Rhododendron ‘Snow Lady’ Likewise some young Rhododendron burmanicum. Rhododendron…

27th May

…opening yellow. The plants are absolutely covered in flower. Rhododendron ‘Yellow Petticoats’ Rhododendron ‘Yellow Petticoats’ Rhododendron ‘Lady Montagu’ was nearly over but some decent flowers remain. I saw this at…