3rd October

…x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’) with seed heads at Bonython. The Burncoose tree is now performing in a similar way. Acer ‘Silver Cardinal’ Acer ‘Silver Cardinal’ I think that this is…

5th August

…by Wisteria sinensis Acer x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’ with, as usual, exceptional secondary new growth which is pink and white becoming mottled green and white. Acer x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’…

29th October

…Pseudowintera colorata ‘Red Glow’ Pseudowintera colorata ‘Red Glow’ Pseudowintera colorata ‘Moulin Rouge’ – some way between all of them. Pseudowintera colorata ‘Moulin Rouge’ Pseudowintera colorata ‘Moulin Rouge’ These pseudowintera are…

13th September

…‘Moulin Rouge’ Pseudowintera ‘Moulin Rouge’ Enkianthus campanulatus with wonderful red stems and ripening seed heads. Enkianthus campanulatus Chaenomeles x superba ‘Crimson and Gold’ with ripe bright red quinces. Chaenomeles x…

13th July

…plant and an exceptional ‘snake-bark’ stem. Acer x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’ Acer x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’ The Betula utilis ssp. jacquemontii circles were growing well. Betula utilis ssp. jacquemontii Betula…

4th April

…some vestiges of common sense. Magnolia ‘Rouged Alabaster’ is hidden away but is doing well at 18ft or so. The bit of ‘rouge’ is only evident on the buds as…

27th September

…has very special autumn colour which goes well with its exceptional striped bark. Is it better than the Acer conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’ at Burncoose? Acer x conspicuum ‘Phoenix’ Acer x…

27th March

…King A. 1904 – JCW Picked a Cam reticulata well out, only half King A open. 1901 – JCW Jacko shows colour and Cardinal is picked, two flowers hardly open….

27th December

…The Cardinal willow is very nice,the camellia by the castle as usual. 1927 – JCW H mollis very good. Double white Dutch Pearl open and the old camellia. 1925 –…

23rd November

…colour excellent. Fear few magnolias to flower in spring. 1926 – JCW The Cardinal willow in the sun is very good indeed. Sasanquas are nice. The first white Daphne mezereum…