24th April

…the flowers fade quickly once open. A common feature of the big leaf species. Rhododendron protistum var giganteum Rhododendron protistum var giganteum Rhododendron protistum var giganteum Rhododendron protistum var giganteum

23rd February

…just coming out beside it. Rhododendron giganteum Rhododendron giganteum Rhododendron giganteum Polyspora speciosa with strong scent (very attractive) and pink in the petals. The best form/species seen so far today….

13th April

…‘Mount Tamboritha’ nicely out. Grevillea lonigera ‘Mount Tamboritha’ Cardiocrinum giganteum shooting away nicely after the cold. Cardiocrinum giganteum A few cardiocrinum plants are producing flowering spikes. These have been put…

12th May

…stalk but little progress sadly. Cardiocrinum giganteum Cardiocrinum giganteum Look how perfect this Acer palmatum ‘Ukigumo’ is – it is going to be! What a colour to show up well…

4th May

…foot tall Sequoiadendron giganteum Sequoiadendron giganteum Sequoiadendron giganteum Ilex dipyrena Ilex dipyrena Ilex dipyrena Rhododendron ‘Jubilee Queen’ (loderi ‘Venus’ x Rose du Barri – 1935) Rhododendron ‘Jubilee Queen’ (loderi ‘Venus’…

7th October

…trees in a wind. Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus A magnificent Sequoiadendron giganteum in the grounds of Allenheads House. Sequoiadendron giganteum Sequoiadendron giganteum A huge Fagus sylvatica…

9th April

…before. Meliosma oldhamii Meliosma oldhamii Sequoiadendron giganteum ‘Pygmaeum’ trailing over a fence. The reversions growing out of the top need removing. Sequoiadendron giganteum ‘Pygmaeum’ Sequoiadendron giganteum ‘Pygmaeum’ A gnarled old…

21st July

…on carpenteria so early. mature seed heads on carpenteria Seed forming on Cardiocrinum giganteum in the show tunnel. Cardiocrinum giganteum 2016 – CHW Trip to Burncoose to photograph more new…

28th January

…of a 12-15ft tall young Sequoiadendron giganteum. Sequoiadendron giganteum Intense flowering on a newly planted Cupressus duclouxiana in the Isla Rose Plantation. Cupressus duclouxiana Cupressus duclouxiana Cupressus duclouxiana Trochodendron araliodes…

26th February

…– FJW First sharp frost – some snow.1966 – FJW Picked 2 flowers of Mr Garden – no Campbellii – much as ‘61 but no Giganteum. All Hamamellis over –…