1st July

…ramosissima Tamarix ramosissima Rhododendron viscosum x ‘Midsummer Mermaid Blue’ flowering nicely with bluish new growth. A Glendoick cross planted in 2017. Rhododendron viscosum x ‘Midsummer Mermaid Blue’ Rhododendron viscosum x…

13th July

…their best.The four quarters of the blue garden. blue garden Acer x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’ covered in seed which I have never yet seen on the Burncoose plant and an…

27th July

…pink are flowering blue too. The older hydrangeas below the new planting were cut down in the spring and are reshooting well but this area has always grown superb blue

2nd May

…was the former head gardener at Lanhydrock. Magnolia campbellii ‘Peter Borlaise’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Peter Borlaise’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Peter Borlaise’ Nearby a young Magnolia ‘Peachy’ has its first flowers. The big…

22nd July

…HYDRANGEA ‘Taube’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks blue’ – very floriferous and vigorous grower Hydrangea ‘Fireworks blue’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks blue’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks pink’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks pink’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks pink’ Hydrangea ‘Hobelia’ – starts…

8th September

…flower while autumn approaches.Cornus amomum ‘Blue Cloud’ with wonderful autumn colour. Cornus amomum ‘Blue Cloud’ Cornus amomum ‘Blue Cloud’ Cornus amomum ‘Blue Cloud’ Rudbeckia ‘Prairie Sun’ looking very fine. Rudbeckia…

8th August

…to collect when ripe later on. Rhododendron schlippenbachii Hydrangea ‘Blue Wave’ (‘Mariesii Perfecta’) looking good on the drive. A better blue than some years and this clump are in full…

20th February

…Fruit like Peterocarya – renamed Deutzia sp. ‘Black Eyed Susan’: Unidentified. Exceptional. Hydrangea involucrata ‘Chichibu’ Hydrangea macrophylla subsp. stylosa Hydrangea serrata: Blue ex White House Farm Larix potaninii: Never saw…

16th April

…Rhododendron ‘Blue Diamond’ Rhododendron ‘Blue Diamond’ Rhododendron ‘Michaels Pride’ is just coming out at least a month early for Chelsea where we usually show it on the stand as a…

17th April

…niveum Rhododendron niveum Rhododendron ‘Blue Tit’ Rhododendron ‘Blue Tit’ Magnolia denudata, Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ and Magnolia ‘Elizabeth’. Magnolia denudata, Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ and Magnolia ‘Elizabeth’ Wonderful new growth on Mahonia…