6th March

…‘Caerhays Belle’ Another group of my father’s hybrids which I need to track and identify. Another group of my father’s hybrids Another group of my father’s hybrids The group of…

26th April

…Montagu Group’ (Exbury) is quite nice but not a ‘Mrs Butler’ special. Rhododendron ‘Lady Montagu Group’ Rhododendron ‘Lady Montagu Group’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Cameo’ just coming out. Five years from planting….

9th May

…cinnabarinum subsp xanthocodon Purpurellum Group Rhododendron cinnabarinum subsp xanthocodon Purpurellum Group Rhododendron cinnabarinum subsp xanthocodon Purpurellum Group Rhododendron sinofalconeri Rhododendron sinofalconeri Rhododendron sinofalconeri Rhododendron sinofalconeri As far as Caerhays is…

1st May

…white new growth now. Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ Azalea ‘Black Hawk’ looking quite dazzling too. Azalea ‘Black Hawk’ Fiax baruminia according to the label. Possibly spelt wrong. No…

28th April

Group Rhododendron concinnum var pseudoyanthinum Group I cannot locate the name of these three excellent loderi types with lovely peeling bark. Sparse flowers as yet but with initially frilly edges….

20th November

…flowering of Rhododendron cinnarbarinum Concatenans Group. Rhododendron cinnarbarinum Concatenans Group Rhododendron cinnarbarinum Concatenans Group Leaf drop under the two original Acer henryi. Acer henryi The castle with some autumn colour…

4th June

…a garden tour. Another pinkish Rhododendron royalii hybrid has one flower. pinkish Rhododendron royalii hybrid Here is part of the group photo. group photo group photo group photo 2016 –…

23rd May

…this back in the garden nevertheless. Rhododendron cinnabarinum ‘Roylei Group’ (2) Rhododendron cinnabarinum ‘Roylei Group’ (1) Another batch of my father’s hybrids which are fairly variable but quite nice. I…

30th April

…Rhododendron veitchianum ‘Cubbitti Group’ and Rhododendron ‘Michael’s Pride’ out side by side outside the front gate. Rhododendron veitchianum ‘Cubbitti Group’ Rhododendron ‘Michael’s Pride’ at its best. Rhododendron ‘Michael’s Pride’ Rhododendron…

13th March

…main lawn was at its absolute best. Magnolia mollicomata Magnolia mollicomata Magnolia mollicomata Magnolia mollicomata The group do the admiring! The group The group Magnolia foveolata (WWJ 11955) sadly with…