22nd October

…grandiflorus ‘Ruby Wine’ Euonymus grandiflorus ‘Ruby Wine’ Euonymus grandiflorus ‘Ruby Wine’ Saxifraga fortunei ‘Shiranami’ literally plastered in flower with no leaves showing. What a plant this is for an autumn…

14th May

…bush. Azalea ‘Klondyke’ Rhododendron ‘Ruby Hart’ – very dark but the plants are dying of old age after about 25 to 30 years. Rhododendron ‘Ruby Hart’ Rhododendron ‘Ruby Hart’ Rhododendron…

13th April

…plant and I wonder if they are indeed true to name? Enkianthus serrulatus Likewise three Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Ruby Glow’. Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Ruby Glow’ Another good flower on a young Magnolia…

28th March

…in Tin Garden. Not named as yet as far as I know. Nothing especially good as yet. Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ x Magnolia ‘JC Williams’ Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ x Magnolia ‘JC…

1st May

…Justine and Ann are moving stuff into the store as Pheas finishes off the shelving ready for laundry on Tuesday. new laundry new laundry The record sized clump of Rhododendron…

4th October

…Camellia ‘Dazzler’ now full out. Other Camellia sasanquas out today included ‘Hugh Evans’. Camellia ‘Dazzler’ Camellia ‘Dazzler’ Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’ with its attractively mottled autumn leaves. Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby

7th October

…the leaves are already a tremendous colour. Euonymus grandiflorus ‘Ruby Wine’ Euonymus grandiflorus ‘Ruby Wine’ The main event at Burncoose today was to welcome Clive Selley, CEO of Openreach and…

7th November

Ruby’ Saxifraga ‘Black Ruby’ Libertia caerulescens – a very late flower with seed pods. Libertia caerulescens Sarcocca wallichii – no great smell yet and early. Sarcocca wallichii Sarcocca wallichii Viburnum…

12th December

…looking good in flower. Saxifraga ‘Black Ruby’ Saxifraga ‘Black Ruby’ Helleborus ‘Annas Red’ just coming out. A fine batch of plants. Helleborus ‘Annas Red’ Helleborus ‘Annas Red’ Lupins in full…

30th November

…wonderful peeling bark in the sunshine. What a plant! Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis ‘China Ruby’ Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis ‘China Ruby’ Schefflera pauciflora (WWJ 11999) with nearly ripe seeds. Schefflera…