24th July

…Haze’ – nothing startling but nice enough. Agapanthus ‘Lavender Haze’ Agapanthus ‘Lavender Haze’ Agapanthus ‘Windsor Grey’ – dull white-grey flowers. Agapanthus ‘Windsor Grey’ Agapanthus ‘Windsor Grey’ Miscanthus sacchariflorus – in…

3rd August

…in bud and tall growing. Quite excellent and arguably better than Agapanthus ‘Queen Mum’. A must get for Burncoose. Agapanthus ‘Windsor Grey’ Agapanthus ‘Windsor Grey’ Agapanthus ‘Inkspots’ – dwarf to…

10th April

…was given by Windsor) and Rhododendron ‘Rebecca’ hybrid between Rhododendron ‘Titness Park’ (a calophytum cross or form I was given by Windsor) and Rhododendron ‘Rebecca’ 2020 – CHWSo Archbishop Pell…

15th May

…Rhododendron ‘Kabaret’ Rhododendron serpyllifolium – the Caerhays form is even more of a dwarf or mini azalea like than the Windsor one seen last week. Our flowers are smaller and…

12th April

Windsor coming into leaf – Acer ‘Valley Phantom’ with exceptional white bark to follow presumably. Acer ‘Valley Phantom’ Acer ‘Valley Phantom’ Eurya japonica just out – tiny flowers. Eurya japonica…

4th October

…now complete barring digging out the stumps. clearance clearance The prostrate growing Camellia sasanqua (name unknown) can now be seen properly. Camellia sasanqua Ilex spinigera from Windsor in 1991 with…

9th May

…– CHW A very happy and interesting visit to the rhodo species collection at Windsor Great Park and then onto the Valley Gardens and, finally, the Savill Garden. The latter…

3rd July

…to 35 years ago. GWCT Cornwall have raised £13k to fund a reintroduction project in August with five cuvvies of grey partridges (£21 per partridge) and a part time game…

7th January

…reveal creamy white bark flushed grey and pink. A little of all the bark forms is shown here. Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis ‘China Ruby’ Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis ‘China Ruby’…

10th June

…to launch the Cornish Grey Partridge reintroduction project at 5.30pm. I forgot to take any pictures so you will have to make do with a copy of the leaflet.10 Jun16…