22nd March

…early. Rhododendron ‘Martha Wright’ Self-sown Pododcarpus salignus seedlings growing away beside the nine mature male and female trees planted in the 1920s. Some of these seedlings have in previous years…

2nd August

…Rhododendron decorum. Little scent today. Rhododendron auriculatum Rhododendron auriculatum Plenty of berries setting on Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’. Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ 2019 – CHW Off to Burncoose for a…

24th June

…Donkey Shoe. Eucryphia lucida ‘Pink Cloud’ Eucryphia lucida ‘Pink Cloud’ Magnolia ‘Silk Road’ did have its first bud but it got eaten by a squirrel as you can see. Good…

27th November

…has been out for about a fortnight. Camellia saluenensis 2019 – CHW Prunus ‘Fragrant Cloud’ with a good show of yellow by the shop. Prunus ‘Fragrant Cloud’ Prunus ‘Fragrant Cloud’…

11th March

…in the wind I fear. Magnolia x loebneri ‘Pink Cloud’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Pink Cloud’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Wildcat’ has extraordinary rose-like flowers. Magnolia x loebneri ‘Wildcat’ Magnolia x loebneri…

21st November

…point is perfect today and another wonderful advert for Matsumae cherry varieties. Prunus ‘Fragrant Cloud’ Prunus ‘Fragrant Cloud’ 2019 – CHW Magnolia (Manglietia) sapiensis which was so superb in its…

22nd July

…perform. Eucryphia lucida ‘Pink Cloud’ Eucryphia lucida ‘Pink Cloud’ Euonymus tingens (?) above Hovel Cart Road. Just one last flower left. Euonymus tingens Acer pyrianthum which is easily overlooked on…

28th March

…smell as you would expect when crushed. Michelia doltsopa ‘Silver Cloud’ Michelia doltsopa ‘Silver Cloud’ Rhododendron pseudochyrsanthemum is just out below Donkey Shoe. The leaf indumentum and new growth are…

28th June

Cloud’ outside the front gate is full out and well worth its place in any garden. Earlier than other eucryphias and a long flowering season. Eucryphia lucida ‘Pink Cloud’ Eucryphia…

24th August

…seed and flopping over nine months (yes nine!) after I first pictured it here in flower in the winter. Is this a record? Zantedeschia aetheopica Zantedeschia aetheopica 2015 – CHW…