RHS Savill Garden Pictures 2018

…Carlyon’ Camellia ‘E T R Carlyon’ Camellia ‘E T R Carlyon’ A gigantic multi-stemmed Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Rhododendron ‘Minaura’ (minus x dauricum) an extraordinary colour…

8th April

…var. praecox – 2014 planted and now 35ft with attractive bark. Untouched by cold so far. Eucalyptus mannifera var. praecox Eucalyptus mannifera var. praecox Eucalyptus mannifera var. praecox Eucalyptus simonosii…

1st October

…foliage. It does look like an obvious casualty in a cold winter and was only planted in 2014. Amazing growth rate! Eucalyptus mannifera var praecox Eucalyptus mannifera var praecox Eucalyptus…

24th April

…good spray of this on the Rosemoor show bench yesterday. Stachyurus praecox ‘Magpie’ Stachyurus praecox ‘Magpie’ Stachyurus praecox ‘Magpie’ Azalea stenopetalum ‘Linearifolium’ is quite variable as to colour and the…

30th August

…the drive. Very different in appearance to the racemes of seed on Stachyurus chinensis. Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Secondary flowers, as usual, on Magnolia ‘Iolanthe’. Magnolia ‘Iolanthe’ Heptacodium miconoides is…

3rd March

…their best, say 30 species showing flower and a lot of hybrids, some of the Sutchuenense have been nice. 1915 – JCW R praecox has been badly frosted, say a…

24th September

…yellow flowers already out. Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Heptacodion miconoides just going over. The branches are laden down with flower heads and seeds forming. A few moths and butterflies were…

23rd September

…green seedpods on long tassels. Strangely next spring’s new flower spikes are already much in evidence. Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Sorbus folgneri ‘Emiel’ has fruits forming in profusion but they…

15th January

…of the cherry. 1916 – JCW The following Rhodo’s are open and are of about the relative value in which I place them R mucronulatum, R praecox, R nobleanum, R…

21st February

…the till. Osmanthus x burkwoodii Osmanthus x burkwoodii A good combination; Rhododendron ‘Praecox’ and Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’. Rhododendron ‘Praecox’ and Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ At the entrance to Burncoose garden a…