21st April

Manglietia duclouxii is very vigorous with shiny leaves. Manglietia duclouxii Manglietia duclouxii Manglietia duclouxii Michelia platypetala we have seen also at Burncoose and Tregothnan but ours has yet to flower….

26th September

…Red’ and ‘Saphyr Orange’ Pyracantha ‘Saphyr Red’ and ‘Saphyr Orange’ And early autumn colours too starting to appear here and there. Asimina triloba has leaves which are nearly yellow as…

2nd June

…Deutzia ningpoensis Deutzia ningpoensis Deutzia ningpoensis Deutzia ningpoensis The first orange with a yellow flash – nearly over. first orange This one really caught the eye today. Pinkish red with…

26th May

…disliked being cut back and rebelled by dying so we have desisted. Azalea ‘Orangeade’ Azalea ‘Orangeade’ Magnolia x wiesneri nicely out below Slip Rail and heavily scented. The plant is…

28th June

…other magnolias (eg virginiana or globosa which are both out nearby) or will it only cross with another former Manglietia species? Magnolia sapaensis Magnolia sapaensis Magnolia sapaensis Manglietia yuyuanensis (now…

4th November

…up and their rabbit wires removed. Slow growing indeed. Ghent azalea Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ is now exhibiting its orange twigs even more clearly than a fortnight ago. A fine…

28th July

…emarginatum Lilium superbum Lilium superbum I have no idea what this orange-red rhododendron is but am delighted that we have layered it now. orange-red rhododendron orange-red rhododendron So “nothing” out…

12th June

…Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ 2017 – CHW Jaimie and Michael have cut down most of the clump of camellias which were sent to us from California…

4th August

…need removing and the careful pruning which has encouraged dense new growth. Citrus orange Citrus orange Citrus orange Blue seed panicles on Berberis valdiviana. Very attractive! Berberis valdiviana Berberis valdiviana…

1st May

…x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Pink Surprise’ is rather insipid above Crinodendron Hedge. Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Pink Surprise’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Pink Surprise’ Another Magnolia ‘Yuchelia’, later…