6th July

…flowers on Rhododendron auriculatum. Rhododendron auriculatum Rhododendron griersonianum still with some descent flowers. Rhododendron griersonianum I have nearly missed the flowers on Mahonia x savilliana. Mahonia x savilliana The best…

29th May

…salignus. Rhododendron decorum Likewise the original Rhododendron griersonianum above Roger’s Quarry. Rhododendron griersonianum Just one white flower on Syringa reticulata so far. Syringa reticulata Rhododendron decorum (NN 0907) which is…

5th June

…red Rhododendron griersonianum hybrid (x facetum) which is attributed to other breeders but was undoubtedly raised here as well. There is another old clump on the drive and at least…

24th May

…year we had the first flowering here of the one on Burns Bank which was planted in 2016. Styrax shiranus First flowers only just now out on Rhododendron griersonianum. Rhododendron…

2nd December

…x williamsii ‘Beatrice Michael’ 2022 – CHW The new and late post drought new growth on Rhododendron griersonianum has got scorched by wind or frost in the last week. This…

1st May

…state to crassum – another Chelsea ‘too soon’. Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ Rhododendron griersonianum (beside ‘May Day’ but one of May Day’s parents) still in tight bud. Rhododendron griersonianum Rhododendron davidsonianum ‘Caerhays…

25th June

…in flower well. Magnolia parviflora fairly good and some hypoleuca buds. 1924 – JCW The big pink Viscosum in the Old Park is very good. Rho eriogynum and griersonianum and…

3rd July

…1929 – JCW Came back from the North, Griersonianum, Eriogynum, Harrows x all very good, Mag parviflora has many flowers, M delavayi none open, the smaller Hypoleuca is good and…

17th July

…Pillars good. Lonicera macrophylla has been remarkable. 1927 – JCW The Romneya is very good and the [rose] American Pillars. Plagianthus lyalii is nice. We still have blooms of Griersonianum….

7th July

…and 1932. 1931 – JCW Eriogonums and Griersonianum are excellent. Fuschias opening. American Pillar good. Maddeni flowers very fine. Styrax japonica just open. No Auriculatums open. 1924 – JCW Some…