15th March

…The following Rhodo’n species open or show colour – barbatum, davidii, sutchuenense, moupinense, scabrifolium, lutescens, argeteum, arboreum, irroratum (only just), mucronulatum. Cerasus conradinae just opening. 1914 – JCW One Cam…

16th March

…bud in the Tin Garden, the first Caerhays opened yesterday. The following Rhodo’n species open or show colour – barbatum, davidii, sutchuenense, moupinense, scabrifolium, lutescens, argeteum, arboreum, irroratum (only just),…

23rd October

…turning to reddish purple. Hydrangea ‘Fireworks Blue’ First yellowing on Liriodendron tulipifera ‘Aureomarginata’. Liriodendron tulipifera ‘Aureomarginata’ 2020 – CHW I just found Hemiptelea davidii on an availability list from Pavia…

A trip to Tregrehan to study Hydrangeas

…really help us at all horticulturally….whats new? H. petiolaris is elevated to full species status. H. scandens chinensis and angustipetala have both been lumped into chinensis. H. davidii in his…

17th January

…shoots emerging already on Rhododendron mucronulatum. The larger fernery in the sun – apologies for the poor picture. Acer davidii ‘Karmen’ and Aucuba japonica ‘Crotonifolia’ – an interesting contrast. Plenty…

17th September

…Helen – Rhododendron Loderi Pink Coral – Rhododendron Loderi Sir Edmund – Rhododendron campylocarpum – Rhododendron davidii EN4213 – Rhododendron degronianum hept. ‘Oki Koki’ – Rhododendron flinckii – Rhododendron kyawii…

29th January

…National Collection of buddleia since 1998. Seventy varieties of Buddleia davidii in the collection and 14 new varieties bred by Longstock are now available in the nursery trade. We still…