21st April

…Jolivette’ flowering better than I have ever seen it in Kennel Close. Prunus ‘Hally Jolivette’ Berberis insignis var. insigne flowering decently for the first time right down its stems and…

8th April

…Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ just coming out. Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Raspberry Fun’ likewise. A much darker and better pink than the one seen yesterday in the Savill…

1st January

…Camellia ‘Debbie’ Similarly the first flush on Camellia x williamsii ‘Golden Spangles’ with its odd golden central leaf variegation. Camellia x williamsii ‘Golden Spangle’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Golden Spangle’ A…

6th March

…to bring a smart tour group to the Great Gardens of Cornwall next spring. No magnolias to show them today of course but they seem excited none the less. We…

7th March

…pure yellow. This group is above Rogers Quarry. Rhododendron Golden Oriole var ‘Busaco’ Rhododendron Golden Oriole var ‘Busaco’ Rhododendron Golden Oriole var ‘Busaco’ The younger plant of Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’…

25th December

…recent gales. Pinus insignis Pinus insignis Rhododendron Golden Oriole Group – ‘Busaco’ with its first flowers on a newly planted group on the Main Ride. Rhododendron Golden Oriole Group –…

24th February

…Busaco’ (Rhododendron moupinense x Rhododendron sulfureum). This form has much darker flowers than ‘Golden Oriole Talavera’ which was also Caerhays bred. Rhododendron ‘Golden Oriole Busaco’ Rhododendron ‘Golden Oriole Busaco’ The…

29th February

…Oriole Group – raised here as ‘Golden Oriole var. Busaco’. Rhododendron Golden Oriole Group Rhododendron Golden Oriole Group A grafted Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ above the greenhouse from the Lanarth plant growing…

26th September

…year old Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ laden to the gunnels with fruit. Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ Corylus avellana ‘Contorta’ with nuts on an old tree pruned…

4th March

…Caerhays bred Rhododendron Golden Oriole Group – ‘Talavera’. Rhododendron Golden Oriole Group – ‘Talavera’ Rhododendron Golden Oriole Group – ‘Talavera’ Magnolia ‘Plum Pudding’ with another ‘pudding’ underneath (Nicky). Magnolia ‘Plum…