25th March

…Magnolia dawsoniana ‘Chyverton Red’ just out and splendid below Slip Rail. Magnolia dawsoniana ‘Chyverton Red’ Magnolia dawsoniana ‘Chyverton Red’ One of the original Magnolia campbellii alba now full out. Magnolia…

16th March

…colour. Magnolia x thompsoniana Magnolia x thompsoniana Podocarpus ‘Red Embers’ will look better when the new growth emerges. Podocarpus ‘Red Embers’ Podocarpus ‘Red Embers’ Podocarpus ‘Red Embers’ Podocarpus ‘Red Embers’…

12th March

…floribunda var. tonkinensis A good red hybrid. Rather better than ‘Cornish Red’ and very near the original clump of Rhododendron ‘Red Admiral’. red hybrid red hybrid A newly planted (today)…

10th June

…is over but some years the two coincide. CORNUS florida ‘Red giant’ CORNUS florida ‘Red giant’ CORNUS florida ‘Red giant’ 1997 – FJW Delias grand design – 5 pieces done…

23rd October

…xylocarpum. Melliodendron xylocarpum Outstanding yellow on Ginkgo ‘Saratoga’. Ginkgo ‘Saratoga’ Cercis canadensis ‘Appalachian Red’ turning nicely. Cercis canadensis ‘Appalachian Red’ Asterotrichon discolor in full flower as usual. Asterotrichon discolor Maclura…

26th September

…for sale from our own cuttings. Abutilon ‘Red Hot Lava’ Abutilon ‘Red Hot Lava’ Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala just starting its vivid red autumn colours at the tips of some…

25th July

…striking red new growth just emerging here. Podocarpus lawrencei ‘Red Tip’ Podocarpus lawrencei ‘Red Tip’ Teucrium hir ‘Purple Tails’ – going over here but quite nice none the less at…

20th March

…new growth. Illicium simonsii Illicium simonsii Illicium simonsii Illicium simonsii Persea brevifolia with red new growth just starting. Persea brevifolia Debregeasia longifolia plastered in flower. A most peculiar shrub of…

12th May

…is a nice red form of Enkianthus campanulatus but nothing more. Enkianthus campanulatus Enkianthus campanulatus Acer platanoides ‘Royal Red’ has fine new leaves. Acer platanoides ‘Royal Red’ Acer platanoides ‘Royal…

29th July

…broken (as usual). About three seed capsules in varying stages of development. Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ First flowers high up on Eucryphia…