24th February

…and Isla Rose Godparents group photo with Isla Rose central and still smiling with Katie. Godparents group photo Godparents group photo Karol’s new labels resplendent in The Isla Rose Plantation….

28th February

…‘Mary Rose’ has been in bud but showing colour for weeks. Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ The original 1913 Magnolia campbellii at its…

27th June

…Rosa ‘Chinatown’ Rosa ‘Chinatown’ The rose named after the Grimaldi family. rose named after the Grimaldi family Camellia ‘Preston’s Rose’ still in full flower. Camellia ‘Preston’s Rose’ Need to look…

23rd April

…Magnolia ‘Pink Royalty’ x ‘Daybreak’ Magnolia ‘Pink Royalty’ x ‘Daybreak’ Isla Rose (aged 2) in the Isla Rose Plantation. Isla Rose (aged 2) in the Isla Rose Plantation. The unusual…

25th March

…yet. Magnolia ‘Early Rose’ Magnolia ‘Early Rose’ Magnolia ‘Early Rose’ Magnolia ‘Tikitere’ not yet out so very late and heavily budded with huge buds. Magnolia ‘Tikitere’ Magnolia ‘Early Rose’ –…

2nd June

…Camellia ‘Paulette Goddard’ Camellia Red Red Rose’. Camellia Red Red Rose’ Camellia ‘Les Jury’. Camellia ‘Les Jury’ Camellia ‘Mathotiana’. Camellia ‘Mathotiana’ Camellia ‘Matterhorn’. Camellia ‘Mathotiana’ Then the other classes. Carmichaelia…

27th March

…well be Camellia ‘Imbricata’ which is described as carmine-rose or a fine deep rose which I guess this is. The reference book photographs agree. Camellia ‘Imbricata’ Camellia ‘Imbricata’ Camellia ‘Imbricata’…

27th December

…have been taken. Camellia sasanqua ‘Bonanza’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Elfin Rose’. Camellia sasanqua ‘Elfin Rose’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Yume’ – an interesting bicolour and well worth growing. I did not see this…

25th June

…before lunch. unknown rose unknown rose unknown rose 2016 – CHW A visit from Lizzie’s mother (Alice), her long-time nurse (Olivia) and gardener (Hugh). Alice was 92 on the Saturday….

RHS Savill Garden Pictures 2018

…‘Barto Rose’ Rhododendron oreodoxa var fargesii ‘Barto Rose’ Rhododendron oreodoxa var fargesii ‘Barto Rose’ Carex oshimensis ‘Everillo’ Carex oshimensis ‘Everillo’ Carex oshimensis ‘Everillo’ Helleborus ‘Pink Frost’ stood out among the…