3rd August

…last few flowers on Rhododendron maddenii amid the Hoheria clump. Rhododendron maddenii Rhododendron maddenii Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ still in tight bud. Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ Amazingly I find a tail end…

24th July

…made excellent new growth of 2ft or more. Magnolia macrophylla Another very late flowering clump of Rhododendron maddenii still just out. Rhododendron maddenii A veritable carpet of old leaves under…

25th January

…lilies And on the agapanthus but we know that both will fully recover very quickly. agapanthus 2023 – CHW Frosted new growth on Rhododendron maddenii. Rhododendron maddenii All seeds have…

2nd August

…Very attractive too. Lindera triloba Lindera triloba A young Podocarpus falcatus covered in new growth. Podocarpus falcatus Podocarpus falcatus Rhododendron maddenii was out 10 days ago but already plenty of…

13th June

…secondary new growth as well. Meliosma oldhamii Meliosma oldhamii Rhododendron maddenii has wilted in the heat before it even came out properly. Rhododendron maddenii Rhododendron sanguineum by George’s Hut. Rhododendron…

9th June

…fallen branches. Cornus alternifolia ‘Argentea’ This Rhododendron maddenii was cut down a couple of years ago but is regenerating nicely but only a couple of small flowers. Rhododendron maddenii Sorbus…

5th November

…of Rhododendron maddenii at Donkey Shoe had to be cut back as some branches had died off. Several layers moved elsewhere in the process which was unexpected. Rhododendron maddenii Acer…

16th June

…Most S. japonicus and S. formosanus forms nearly over. Styrax wuyuanensis A small flowered form of Rhododendron maddenii below Donkey Shoe just showing. Rhododendron maddenii Rhododendron fortunei subsp. discolor just…

31st August

Next Day >< Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2023 – CHW A tail end flower on Rhododendron maddenii – scent still gorgeous. Rhododendron maddenii

11th November

…crassifolius Huge seedpods on the Rhododendron maddenii with the largest flowers – not yet ripe in the main. Rhododendron maddenii Camellia heimalis ‘Dazzler’ above the Orchid House Nursery. Camellia heimalis…