11th March

…‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ First flowers on a young Rhododendron calophytum. They will soon fade to white but the blotch is nice. Rhododendron calophytum Rhododendron calophytum Camellia ‘Mrs D.W….

31st December

…Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Alongside it Camellia ‘Winton’ is still just in bud despite our seeing ‘Cornish Snow’ out yesterday. This is the pink Hillier’s cross the other…

4th October

…Pearls’ A multitude of camellias suddenly out in a nursery tunnel. Camellia sinensis assamica Camellia sinensis assamica Camellia ‘Winter’s Interlude’ Camellia ‘Winter’s Interlude’ Camellia ‘Winter’s Charm’ Camellia ‘Winter’s Charm’ Camellia…

25th December

…Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ out together for once. Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ and Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Camellia ‘Winton’ and Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ full out. Camellia ‘Winton’ and Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Camellia ‘Winton’…

7th March

…be included in the catalogue. It might be easier from cuttings and as a small plant than ‘Cornish Snow’ can be to grow? Camellia ‘Cornish Snow Michael’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow

11th February

…of powdery snow through the nursery. snow Even the euonymus in the tunnels are showing their displeasure. euonymus Nevertheless lifting and despatching orders goes on apace. orders I find a…

1st August

…form. Hoheria sextylosa ‘Snow White’ Hoheria sextylosa ‘Snow White’ Hoheria sextylosa ‘Snow White’ Hoheria sextylosa ‘Snow White’ Likewise the first flowers actually seen on Callicarpa shirasawana. We saw the similarly…

12th February

…‘Phoebe’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Phoebe’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Kramer’s Red’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Kramer’s Red’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Kramer’s Red’ Erica carnea ‘Winter Snow’ Erica carnea ‘Winter Snow’ Erica carnea…

26th January

…Rhododendron ‘Golden Oriole var. Busaco’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ full out. Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Tillia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ stands out well in heavy rain. Tillia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ 2019 – CHW…

Magnolias and Climate Change at Caerhays

…that, cold winters with snow aside, this year is by no means exceptional or record early.   Folklore and former head gardeners at Caerhays have argued that a cold snap…