22nd December

…near an old plant. I have not seen this before. Daphne bholua Daphne bholua Abelia grandiflora with its sepals still making a good show well after flowering. Abelia grandiflora Abelia…

23rd April

…a small plant Castanopsis concolor – Rhododendron ‘Jock’ covered in flower Rhododendron ‘Jock’ – Daphne gemmata and Daphne cneorum flowering side by side Daphne gemmata and Daphne cneorum – Azalea…

27th December

…white Camellia sasanqua on the castle wall. Camellia sasanqua Flowers showing colour on Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ in a pot beside the front door. Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ 2019 –…

6th September

…will be tricky to grow well. Daphne odora ‘Mae-jima’ Daphne odora ‘Mae-jima’ Sedum spectabile ‘Brilliant’ – one forgets just how showy these can be in September. Sedum spectabile ‘Brilliant’ 2015…

21st January

…by far the best of the bholuas. Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Forty squirrels in the last two weeks. Finally the problem is…

28th February

…‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ The original 1913 Magnolia campbellii at its finest in the sun. Magnolia campbellii Magnolia campbellii Magnolia campbellii Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’…

26th February

…that I have ever seen. Flowers in clusters and individual flowers all up the stem. Knockout scent! Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ 2018 – CHW Off to…

11th January

…years. Rather thin at the top. Daphne bholua ‘Alba’ Daphne bholua ‘Alba’ Daphne bholua ‘Alba’ A cow parsley in full flower by the frames under a Corylopsis despite the cold…

4th January

…elliptica ‘James Roof’ 2020 – CHW I could not resist photographing Daphne bholua ‘Garden House Ghost’ again now it is full out. The scent is now also simply gorgeous. Daphne

28th December

…has settled in well. Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Sarcococca saligna is almost over with just a few tips still with flower more or less intact. Sarcococca saligna Daphne bholua ‘Jacqueline…