14th September

…Front Gate. Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Venus’ Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Venus’ A youngish Lithocarpus cleistocarpa with the first ever gigantic (but still unripe) seed heads which we have never seen here. This is…

20th July

…in long established and crowded clumps which have been in the same spot for decades, they can be a bit smaller. Agapanthus campanulatus ‘Rosewarne’ Agapanthus campanulatus ‘Rosewarne’ 2015 – CHW…

18th November

…how gardening really works and always has amongst real collectors! 2019 – CHW A sunny but chilly day and wet underfoot. Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Wallaby’ with good yellow colour. Enkianthus campanulatus

6th May

…was red (I think). Perhaps it will change colour when full out but pretty ‘wishy washy’ here. Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Wallaby’ Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Wallaby’ The mini digger has removed the laurel…

30th May

…naming here below Donkey Shoe. We have several ‘versions’ of this. Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Palibini’ Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Palibini’ Viburnum rhytidophyllum is flowering in full shade by Higher Quarry Nursery. This is…

25th May

…remain and they are a good colour. Enkianthus campanulatus Enkianthus campanulatus Cornus florida ‘Daybreak’ with exceptionally large white bracts offsetting the emerging green leaves with irregular yellow edging. The leaves…

3rd June

…Waterer’ (dichroanthum x griersonianum). Rhododendron ‘Fabia’ Enkianthus campanulatus var palibini Even more younger Enkianthus have produced late flowers: Enkianthus campanulatus var palibini – this one looks similar but not identical…

12th May

…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 Red’ Acer heldreichii…

14th April

campanulatus varieties to be out. Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Venus’ Looking online and in the reference books the only species of evergreen euonymus which fits what we saw yesterday is Euonymus myrianthus….

9th October

…Rhododendron crassum. Rhododendron crassum Unripe seed clusters on Enkianthus campanulatus. Enkianthus campanulatus Unripe seeds on Styrax formosanus. Sadly these photographs were out of focus too! Very ripe and shedding seeds…