26th May

…this year on Trachycarpus wagnerianus despite the trunk half blowing over last winter. Trachycarpus wagnerianus Another exceptional magnolia with blue flowers initially. Magnolia acuminata ‘Seiju’. Magnolia acuminata ‘Seiju’ Azalea ‘Greenway’…

4th November

…dad went to show it to him perhaps 30 to 35 years ago. Liquidamber styraciflua ‘Worplesdon’ Liquidamber styraciflua ‘Worplesdon’ Azalea ‘Greenway’ has three pink buds. Often an odd out of…

25th May

…though it was and magnolia-less for the first six weeks. The pure white or albino sport from the pink Azalea ‘Greenway’ by the cash point. This group was grown from…

12th March

…received from David Millais It was not a bad show considering the weather but not as good as previous years. Marwood Hill and Greenway Gardens won cups for camellias and…

11th March

…sun. It must be nearly two months since I first pictured this group of young plants coming out below the drive. Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Azalea ‘Greenway’ has a few rogue…

20th April

…Plagianthus regius (formally P. betuloides) flowering exceptionally well high up the tree below Slip Rail. Plagianthus regius Azalea ‘Greenway’ and Azalea ‘Hinodegiri’ on Burn’s Bank. Azalea ‘Greenway’ and Azalea ‘Hinodegiri’…

19th April

…trees look good flowering behind Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ with Nicky in the foreground paying attention. Amomyrtus luma Azalea ‘Greenway’ is about a week later into flower than the majority…

2nd January

…only just now full out. Camellia saluenensis Secondary, but decent, flowers on the large Azalea ‘Greenway’ which once travelled to Chelsea and back. Azalea ‘Greenway’ Camellia ‘Silver Anniversary’ well out…

15th April

…‘Blushing Bride’ Azalea ‘Blushing Bride’ Azalea ‘Tebotan’ just starting too and Azalea ‘Greenway’ nearby about to show. Azalea ‘Tebotan’ Rhododendron ‘Johnny Johnstone’ with its double flowers. Rhododendron ‘Johnny Johnstone’ Rhododendron…

14th May

…AZALEA ‘Fedora’ – well over AZALEA amoena over by two or three weeks AZALEA ‘Greenway’ – nearly over AZALEA ledifolium AZALEA ledifolium – full out and just going over AZALEA…