16th March

…dry enough to place out the large rhododendrons Finally dry enough to place out the large rhododendrons Magnolia (Michelia) doltsopa ‘White Phantom’ was named and registered last year. Magnolia (Michelia)…

30th April

…Rhododendron ‘Saffron Queen’ will not be on this year’s Chelsea stand! Rhododendron ‘Saffron Queen’ Neither will Rhododendron ‘Michael’s Pride’. Rhododendron ‘Michael’s Pride’ The Caerhays bred Azalea ‘Black Hawk’. Azalea ‘Black…

26th April

…re dead New Zealand acers)Telopea ‘Shady Lady White’ now full out in all its glory. Telopea ‘Shady Lady White’ Telopea ‘Shady Lady White’ Sorbus wardii in full flower. Sorbus wardii…

21st March

…Camellia ‘Giant White’ Camellia ‘Giant White’ Camellia ‘Giant White’ First leaves on Acer palmatum ‘Katsura’ coming into leaf and untouched by last night’s frost. Acer palmatum ‘Katsura’ 2017 – CHW…

12th October

…to a few branches. Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Corylopsis ‘Spring Purple’ has as good an autumn…

12th April

…inspect Magnolia ‘Fairy White’. Magnolia ‘Fairy White’ Betula utilis jacquemontii ‘Pink Champagne’ has shed its old bark and now has a pinkish trunk. Betula utilis jacquemontii ‘Pink Champagne’ Impressive catkins…

17th February

…looking sick. Here a clump of 3 Rhododendron ‘Saffron Queen’ with one on the way out following the drought. Rhododendron ‘Saffron Queen’ Rhododendron ‘Saffron Queen’ Our new 2021 clump of…

5th February

…africana Sparmannia africana The first time we have ever grown the South African Veltheimia capensis. Veltheimia capensis Veltheimia capensis Daphne ‘White Queen’ nicely out. Daphne ‘White Queen’ Daphne ‘White Queen’…

19th June

…‘Saffron Queen’ still has a few flowers left on it six weeks after it first came out. This too was on the Chelsea stand. Rhododendron ‘Saffron Queen’ 2015 – CHW…

31st March

…inflorescences a month ago. Acer negundo ‘Auratum’ The Queen Mother’s magnolia which she planted is very fine and full out today (sargentiana robusta x mollicomata). Improving with age! Queen Mother’s…