28th November

…think it is? Need to check with Jaimie. Escallonia rubra var macrantha Escallonia rubra var macrantha 2016 – CHW A solitary flower left on the arum (Zantedeshia aethiopica) by the…

29th May

…holly species for us to admire.Ilex rubra from Mexico. Ilex rubra Ilex rubra Ilex rubra Ilex yunnanensis var. parvifolia – not very holly like flowers or leaves which might easily…

12th May

…than red or scarlet) and out this year rather earlier than usual. Embothrium lanceolatum is a good fortnight behind. CAMELLIA ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ CAMELLIA ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ Camellia ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ – one…

14th May

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2021 – CHW Lots of showers – all good! A young Quercus rubra ‘Aurea’ in…

21st May

…cliffs alongside bluebells which were three weeks later into flower than ours. Scilla verna ‘Sea eagle and fish’ bronze in the garden. bronze Escallonia rubra var. macrantha – a wonderful…

2nd December

…camellia species collection here. Camellia brevistyla var. rubra Camellia brevistyla var. rubra A similarly young 1L plant of Camellia vernalis ‘Dawn’ already in flower although nothing showing on its parents…

3rd May

…cornuta Quercus rubra ‘Aurea’ just into leaf. Quercus rubra ‘Aurea’ Quercus rubra ‘Aurea’ Easily our best (of three) Taiwania cryptomeroides. This one has finally produced a ‘leader’ and is away…

4th May

…‘Mathotiana Rubra’. Might it last for Chelsea? Camellia ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ Camellia ‘Mathotiana Rubra’ Rhododendron haematodes – a good young plant. One survivor of a group of three. This species had…

13th July

…An unusual oxalis which I have not seen before. It may well be Oxalis rubra from South America. Well worth growing for its leaves alone. Oxalis rubra Oxalis rubra Another…

1st February

…weeks early at least. Magnolia soulangeana ‘Alba Superba’ Magnolia soulangeana ‘Alba Superba’ Magnolia soulangeana ‘Alba Superba’ Magnolia ‘Peter Smithers’ planted in 2006 is a hybrid between Magnolia soulangeana ‘Rustica Rubra’…