1st June

…camellias, rhodos and magnolias. Many changes and improvements planned to our propagation facilities.Rhododendron ‘Gwilt King’ flowering late as usual. Three clumps in the garden at Burncoose. Rhododendron ‘Gwilt King’ Rhododendron…

31st May

…to flower. I have missed the others during Chelsea. Azalea ‘Orange King’ Azalea ‘Orange King’ A rogue Rhododendron ponticum is suddenly visible opposite Rhododendron stenaulum. It must go! Rhododendron ponticum…

9th May

…hybrid This is another Rhododendron ‘Loderi King George’. I was looking for ‘loderi’ ‘Pink Diamond’ but this is not it. Rhododendron ‘Loderi King George’ Rhododendron ‘Loderi King George’ I have…

5th May

…of the two huge clumps of Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’. You have a job to see the best of the crowns. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ An…

1st May

…clump of Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ where it is virtually impossible to get a picture of the whole thing in flower without a drone. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Rhododendron loderi…

5th July

…Acanthus spinosus Canna ‘King Humbert’ with a surprisingly tall and contrasting flower for a variety often grown just for its foliage. Canna ‘King Humbert’ Canna ‘King Humbert’ Blackcurrants, gooseberries and…

13th May

…‘King George’ is just out. Missing out on Chelsea yet again. This is getting really alarming for our cut stuff next week. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’…

14th April

…flowers out on Rhododendron davidsonianum in various colours. Rhododendron davidsonianum Rhododendron davidsonianum First flowers out on Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ The best camellia in the garden…

11th May

…making a good show. Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Rhododendron ‘Gwilt King’ just out. Normally a certainty for the Chelsea stand but I suppose we are only about a…

30th August

…display. Amaryllis belladonna Amaryllis belladonna Amaryllis belladonna and Sedum spectabile. Amaryllis belladonna and Sedum spectabile Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Silver King’ with mature foliage. Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Silver King’ Sorbus hedlundii with fruits….