23rd March

…much more doltsopa (nearly as good as Tom’s M. maudiae on Friday?). seedlings from Michelia doltsopa ‘Silver Cloud’ seedlings from Michelia doltsopa ‘Silver Cloud’ seedlings from Michelia doltsopa ‘Silver Cloud’…

5th April

…Betula utilis ssp.jacquemontii ‘Silver Shadow’ Betula utilis ssp.jacquemontii ‘Silver Shadow’ Betula utilis ssp.jacquemontii ‘Silver Shadow’ 2018 – CHW To Belvoir Castle to plan further planting in the Carlisle Garden and…

24th May

silver medal remains silver and the queues to come aboard the train are 200 yards long which obscures the hostas which do not sell at all. Bowdens put out special…

2nd January

silver fir silver fir silver fir Camellia ‘Mary Costa’ just starting to show at the top of the bush. Now a popular variety but this plant is mature so it…

17th November

…(some as listed above) as well as the five different original 1895 sasanqua plants growing on the castle wall. ‘Navahoe’ ‘Navahoe’ ‘Navahoe’ ‘Silver Dollar’ ‘Silver Dollar’ ‘Silver Dollar’ ‘Rosea Plena’…

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’…

8th April

…‘Silver King’ leafing up nicely. The silver variegation is irregular. Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Silver King’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Silver King’ Quercus monimotricha which Asia has cleverly grown from cuttings. Drooping silvery new…

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…

6th May

…jacquemontii ‘Jermyns’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Jermyns’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Jermyns’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Silver Shadow’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Silver Shadow’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Silver Shadow’…

13th March

…with very large pure white (rather than creamy) flowers and a different scent to the parent. This is more like cinnamon. Michelia doltsopa ‘Silver Cloud’ Michelia doltsopa ‘Silver Cloud’ Michelia…