19th May

…bright red flowers. Euptelia pleiosperma Euptelia pleiosperma Passiflora piresii Daphne gemmata Daphne gemmata used to grow here in full shade by the playhouse or perhaps it was Daphne pontica? Nice…

5th February

…up. signage Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ just coming out – gorgeous scent. Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ Sarcococca hookeriana ‘Winter Gem’ in full flower. A good new thing in the…

20th January

…CHW First flowers on Daphne bholua ‘Ghost’. Daphne bholua ‘Ghost’ Daphne bholua ‘Ghost’ For comparison the now nearly dropping flowers on Daphne bholua ‘Jacqueline Postill’ which have been out for…

27th February

…Princess’ now full out in one of the greenhouses. Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ A few new varieties of camellias recently imported from…

25th January

…micromalus Malus x micromalus The elderly Daphne bholua on the top wall is now full out despite being in its dotage. Daphne bholua Daphne bholua Daphne bholua ‘Gurkha’ Daphne bholua…

16th January

Daphne bholua ‘Jacqueline Postill’. Daphne bholua ‘Jacqueline Postill’ 2020 – CHW Sixty mile an hour winds thrash the garden again two days after Storm Brendan. Twigs and branches all over…

15th January

…alba is overpowering today above the greenhouse. The plant is now full out and breathtaking! Daphne bholua alba Daphne bholua alba Daphne bholua alba Daphne bholua alba In the small…

22nd December

…plant. I have not seen this before. Daphne bholua Daphne bholua Abelia grandiflora with its sepals still making a good show well after flowering. Abelia grandiflora Abelia grandiflora Carpinus betulus…

23rd April

…– Daphne gemmata and Daphne cneorum flowering side by side Daphne gemmata and Daphne cneorum – Azalea ‘Fragrant Star’ is new to our catalogue Azalea ‘Fragrant Star’ – Agathosma capensis…

27th December

…Camellia sasanqua on the castle wall. Camellia sasanqua Flowers showing colour on Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ in a pot beside the front door. Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ 2019 – CHW…