13th August

…need removing once flowering has finished. However we might as well harvest these in October and grow them on. Rhododendron sinogrande Rhododendron sinogrande Rhododendron sinogrande Rhododendron sinogrande 2016 – CHW…

23rd March

…2017 for the Rhododendron Society centenary exhibit on the Burncoose stand. No flowers on it then but it has done well upon its safe return. Rhododendron sinogrande Rhododendron sinogrande This…

14th June

…most of them are still too young to produce the fruiting catkins which are one of their best features.Carpinus laxiflora is well away on Sinogrande Walk but not yet seeding….

27th July

…Rhododendron sinogrande Rhododendron sinogrande Rhododendron sinogrande This is another Cornus hongkongensis with very much larger individual flower bracts than the other and more yellow in the flowers too. Neither of…

31st March

…Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yutaka’ Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yutaka’ Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ is pink in bud opening to the more normal cream colour. Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ Camellia…

14th March

…taken to Chelsea in 2016. A sad disaster. Rhododendron sinogrande Beside it however is a survivor now in flower. Rhododendron sinogrande Rhododendron sinogrande Yet another dead big leafed rhododendron. dead…

3rd May

…move elsewhere. Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ A hectic day with the producer of ‘Salvage Hunters’ planning a six to eight minute film shoot here in late…

20th May

…falconeri Sadly the Rhododendron sinogrande which travelled up to Cheslea in 2018 and which has flowered away since its return has now succumbed to last year’s drought. Yet another delayed…

10th March

…this year. Rhododendron sinogrande seedling Rhododendron sinogrande seedling The view back down the garden from the top path. view back down Amazingly difficult to photograph and very high up is…

19th April

…first time in shade above Rookery Path. A bit pale but anyone would swap this for a flower at this exceptionally young age. Rhododendron sinogrande Beside it is another sinogrande