26th May

…Magnolia acuminata ‘Seiju’ Crataegus schraderiana is still not quite in flower. Attractive leaves. Crataegus schraderiana Crataegus schraderiana Cornus ‘Venus’ has now developed a pink tinge. Cornus ‘Venus’ Cornus ‘Venus’ Magnolia…

19th June

…years to put on a decent show. Trailing habit. Not currently offered in the trade. Cornus kousa ‘Windle Weeping’ Cornus kousa ‘Windle Weeping’ Cornus kousa ‘Windle Weeping’ The Rhododendron nobleanum…

9th October

…Weeping’ has dark red fruits which are now falling off in the wind. Cornus kousa ‘Wendle Weeping’ Cornus kousa ‘Wendle Weeping’ Cornus kousa ‘Wendle Weeping’ Cornus kousa var. chinensis laden…

24th June

…pink. A spreading pendulous habit. Cornus kousa ‘Summer Stars’ Cornus kousa ‘Summer Stars’ Cornus kousa ‘Schmetterling’ only has a few on the very tips of its spreading and equally pendulous…

1st July

Cornus kousa ‘China Doll’ with few flowers this year. Planted 2006. Cornus kousa ‘China Doll’ Cornus kousa ‘China Doll’ Cornus kousa ‘Samaritan’ looking superb with the contrast between leaf and…

13th June

…‘Wisley Queen’ with flower bracts still creamy in the shade and now with red spots in full sun. Cornus kousa chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa…

13th May

…and larger shrubs Calycanthus floridus [ALONGSIDE] Calycanthus raulstonii ‘Hartlage Wine’ Calycanthus floridus Calycanthus raulstonii ‘Hartlage Wine’ Cornus ‘Venus’ with its numerous gigantic white bracts. [ALONGSIDE] Cornus kousa ‘Milky Way’ with…

18th June

…do not seem quite right for Cornus alternifolia. Cornus alternifolia Cornus alternifolia Finally Magnolia globosa is coming out after two to three weeks of showing colour. Magnolia globosa Magnolia globosa…

22nd June

…to the younger plants especially the newly planted azaleas in Kennel Close which were wilting. Cornus kousa ‘Madame Butterfly’ at its best on Hovel Cart Road. Cornus kousa ‘Madame Butterfly’…

5th June

…deciduous azaleas deciduous azaleas Cornus kousa ‘Madame Butterfly’ with white spidery bracts and looking very fine today. Cornus kousa ‘Madame Butterfly’ Cornus kousa ‘Madame Butterfly’ Aesculus wilsonii seems to flower…