18th May

…they are both Rhododendron edgeworthii x Rhododendron formosum crosses. Hugely scented and in perfect condition today. However everything we cut turned out to be Lady Alice! Rhododendron ‘Lady Alice Fitzwilliam’…

7th January

…yet but many of its buds have been blown off in the wind. Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ 1968 – FJW David picked first snowdrops of year. 1967 –…

20th February

…Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ There used to be two clumps of these giant snowdrops on the bank. The flymo has got one…

9th April

…and neat small rounded shrub. Daphniphyllum macropodum var. humile Daphniphyllum macropodum var. humile Rhododendron ‘Lady Montague Group’ just out. Rhododendron ‘Lady Montague Group’ Wonderful bronze new growth on Photinia glomerata….

17th January

…japonica ‘Crotonifolia’ – an interesting contrast. Acer davidii ‘Karmen’ Plenty of buds showing on a Rhododendron ‘Michaels Pride’. Rhododendron ‘Michaels Pride’ The first bedraggled flower on the Camellia ‘Lady Clare’…

RHS Savill Garden Pictures 2018

…x thompsonii) Rhododendron ‘Lady Linlithgow’ Rhododendron ‘Lady Linlithgow’ Rhododendron ‘Lady Linlithgow’ Wonderful peeling park on this young Stewartia sinensis planted in 2008. Useful for my forthcoming stewartia article. Stewartia sinensis…

27th December

…Salvia leucantha First flower on Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ by the front door. Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ Camellia ‘Noblissima’ beside it has a secondary or tertiary flush of flowers which are slightly…

31st December

…This one with large reddish flowers. Camellia japonica Camellia japonica A Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ at the edge of the old Charlie Michaels Nursery bed now full out with its drooping…

20th May

…not show here! painted (and largely naked) lady Peace and quiet at a late lunch but we spy another lady in an odd costume. Lunch is sparse because the RHS…

18th April

…the bed have grown well in two years and will be ready to go into the garden next spring. Rhododendron ‘Snow Lady’ Rhododendron ‘Snow Lady’ Rhododendron ‘Snow Lady’ Likewise some…