30th September

…help with our ilex identification. Ilex verticellata Ilex verticellata Ilex verticellata Ilex verticellata 2019 – CHW A garden tour in the drizzle for a group of 10 VIP Americans who…

23rd February

…into flower in Penvergate. This one is not Ilex kingiana although the two are easily confused. Ilex latifolia Ilex latifolia Ilex latifolia Holly berries (Ilex aquifolium) in Forty Acres have…

17th February

…must have come from a colder location as it is untouched by last week’s Beast. Ilex mutchagara Ilex mutchagara Ilex mutchagara Ilex mutchagara Ilex mutchagara Ilex mutchagara Flowers on a…

11th October

…Another good find to add to the collection. Ilex x altaclarensis ‘Hodginsii’ Ilex x altaclarensis ‘Hodginsii’ Ilex x altaclarensis ‘Hodginsii’ Roy Lancaster’s 2019 gift of an Ilex spinigera planted out…

8th October

…I think it is Ilex x koehneana ‘Chestnut Leaf’ as these pictures show (I hope). Ilex x koehneana ‘Chestnut Leaf’ Ilex x koehneana ‘Chestnut Leaf’ This appears to be a…

24th May

…east winds at all! Rhododendron ‘Crosswater Belle’ The full name of this holly is Ilex cornuta ‘Burfordii’. We had got as far as Ilex cornuta and noticed the considerable lack…

14th February

…before myself but it is easy from cuttings. The seed improve an otherwise rather dull, rare and prickly species. Ilex dipyrena Ilex dipyrena Ilex dipyrena I photographed this spectacular but…

16th May

…on Sunday. This is a bought in Ilex colchica in flower. Susyn Andrews needs to confirm its identity next weekend. Another new species of holly to try here. Ilex colchica…

21st October

…The odd secondary flower on a young Rhododendron crassum. Unusual! Rhododendron crassum Ilex latifolia laden with seeds above the greenhouse. Well worth growing a few. Ilex latifolia Ilex latifolia Ilex

6th April

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2021 – CHW Ilex centrochinensis (or possibly Ilex corallina) in flower which I have not…