16th October

…malus. fruits are golden yellow fruits are golden yellow One seedling however is clearly a hybrid with reddish fruits and a larger taller tree. Could it be a pyrus rather…

21st April

…japonica ‘Golden Anniversary’ 2021 – CHW Rhododendrons at their best but still no rain.The bronzy new growth on Nothofagus cunninghamii is superb. Nothofagus cunninghamii Magnolia ‘Golden Goblet’ on the back…

24th April

…and a bit hidden in the mass of interlocking branches. Prunus incisa Prunus incisa Prunus incisa Magnolia ‘Carlos’ nearly over. A pretty poor yellow here today in comparison to many…

29th April

…Johnstone’ with its amazing double flowers. Rhododendron ‘Johnny Johnstone’ Sophora macrophylla ‘Sun King’ has no leaves after the cold but huge amounts of flower. Sophora macrophylla ‘Sun King’ Wonderful reddish-bronze…

22nd May

…fifth as Ilex kingiana. Here is the trunk of one of the Ilex dipyrena. Ilex dipyrena We locate four other Ilex kingiana of varying ages, but mostly 60 to 80…

4th April

…flowers out on Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ – I saw a truss at the show and could not believe it would be out yet. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Camellia ‘Fairy…

5th October

…this in the Burncoose catalogue. Malus ‘Jelly King’ Malus ‘Jelly King’ Photinio villosa var. coreana now has massed ripe fruits. We saw the other two forms of P. villosa with…

29th December

…winds by the Playhouse in 2012 but this plant is well protected at the top of the garden. Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ First flower on Camellia…

9th June

…myricoides ‘Blue Cascade’ Distylum myricoides ‘Blue Cascade’ Cyathia cooperi Cyathia cooperi Good use of Primula and Rodgersia. Primula and Rodgersia Sambucus niger ‘Golden Tower’ Sambucus niger ‘Golden Tower’ Cordyline australis…

6th January

…‘Dawn’ Camellia ‘Jingle Bells’ Camellia ‘Jingle Bells’ Camellia ‘Little Bit’ Camellia ‘Little Bit’ Camellia ‘Rusticana’ Camellia ‘Rusticana’ Ilex x altaclarensis ‘Golden King’ Ilex x altaclarensis ‘Golden King’ Viburnum tinus in…