6th June

…days but no more than that. Water Bowser Crataegus schraderiana now full out. Crataegus schraderiana Crataegus schraderiana Crataegus schraderiana Cornus capitata with exceptionally large creamy bracts this year. Cornus capitata…

23rd June

…‘Doubloon’ as covered and splendid as ever. Perhaps our best Cornus in flower today? ‘Satomi’ is probably better. Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ Seed pods starting to form on…

27th June

…later. Cornus walteri Cornus walteri Cornus walteri 2020 – CHW A trip up the drive now that it is cut.Very few flowers this year on the semi evergreen Cotoneaster glabratus…

23rd October

…Quercus ilex branch close up. Quercus ilex Decent colours on Cornus ‘Eddie’s White Wonder’. Cornus ‘Eddie’s White Wonder’ Variations in autumn colour on Rhododendron schlippenbachii. Rhododendron schlippenbachii Rhododendron schlippenbachii Colour…

15th June

…is far further out than most others. Huge bracts which completely obscure the leaves. What a sight! Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ 2016 – CHW Here…

7th June

…small amount of variegated foliage still left but it is none the worse for that. Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ The fabulous Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ below Slip…

10th September

…Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Cornus florida well on the way to autumn glory in early September and quite a sight today. Cornus florida Cornus kousa ‘Gold…

27th July

…the bronzy new growth which I saw on the plant at Exbury in May. I wonder if this is actually true to name? Cornus hongkongensis Cornus hongkongensis Cornus hongkongensis An…

24th September

…last couple of years. Paulownia kawakamii Paulownia kawakamii Berries on Cornus iberica. Deer nibbling here too. Cornus iberica Cornus iberica One of Dad’s original Rhododendron ‘Red Centurion’ covered in secondary…

31st October

…‘March till Frost’ with plenty of secondary flowers. Cornus kousa Cornus kousa Magnolia ‘March till Frost’ 2015 – CHW Americans shooting today with what looks like a couple of Russians…