16th June

…people did not. A very relaxed family day out with excellent musical and choral performances. A huge effort which paid off.The Royal Marines band. Royal Marines band An unusual performance…

12th May

…more. Enkianthus campanulatus Enkianthus campanulatus Acer platanoides ‘Royal Red’ has fine new leaves. Acer platanoides ‘Royal Red’ Acer platanoides ‘Royal Red’ Acer heldreichii looks very much like an A. platanoides!…

19th June

…solitary survivor of what was ‘Royal Flush Apricot’. ‘Royal Flush Apricot’ ‘Royal Flush Apricot’ ‘Royal Flush Apricot’ 2017 – CHW First flowers on Hydrangea ‘Lanarth’ and Hydrangea ‘Geoffrey Chadbund’, both…

26th May

…is similar to ‘Royal Command’ but with an orange centre. This group were planted in 1999. Azalea ‘Royal Command’ was over a fortnight ago. Azalea ‘Hotspur Red’ Azalea ‘Hotspur Red’…

15th December

…x williamsii ‘George Blandford’ looking good by the main nursery. Camellia x williamsii ‘George Blandford’ Camellia x williamsii ‘George Blandford’ Salvia ‘Royal Bumble’ in full flower in the cash point…

26th December

…(in this case in July) and then weaken themselves by overseeding and use all their energy to procreate. Rhododendron ‘Royal Flush’ Rhododendron ‘Royal Flush’ Rhododendron ‘Royal Flush’ The Fuchsia exorticatica…

9th April

…Magnolia dawsoniana Magnolia dawsoniana A busy bumble bee. Bumble bee Old deer damage to the trunk of a big leafed rhodo has affected its growth quite considerably. Deer damaged rhodie…

26th July

…another ‘new’ one of these tender things but quite nice. I wonder who raised all these. Salvia ‘Royal Bumble’ may be the best? Salvia ‘Icing Sugar’ Lysimachia punctata ‘Alexander’ for…

15th April

…‘Royal Splendour’ is a new one to us but clearly in the ‘Peachy’/’Daybreak’ category. Magnolia ‘Royal Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Royal Splendour’ Cestrum ‘Newellii’ full out in flower in the nursery. Cestrum…

14th March

…is now about 15ft tall with a similar or wider width. An impressive show. Magnolia stellata ‘Royal Star’ Magnolia stellata ‘Royal Star’ This is labelled Magnolia stellata ‘Jane Platt’ (syn….