3rd June

…splendid it is. A close run thing as to whether this or Cornus ‘Satomi’ is the best plant flowering in the garden today. Rhododendron decorum Rhododendron decorum Rhododendron decorum 2016…

20th June

…the species. Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ far and away the best. As usual US breeders have named far too many seedlings! Good in the garden but too boring to try to…

23rd June

…kousa ‘Doubloon’ as covered and splendid as ever. Perhaps our best Cornus in flower today? ‘Satomi’ is probably better. Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ Seed pods starting to form…

14th June

…kousa ‘Heart Throb’ below the Fernery is in full sun but not the same shape or as red as ‘Satomi’. Very nice and we need to remove the camellias around…