5th March

…of dung around the roots would help. Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ 2015 – CHW Magnolia ‘Strybing White’ Following a visit to Mount Congreve gardens in Eire in 2005…

1st April

…enough. Camellia reticulata ‘Lovely Lady’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lovely Lady’ Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ and Camellia x williamsii ‘Caerhays’ both nearly over. Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ This is very probably not a Wilson…

17th August

…Anemone ‘Pretty Lady Susan’ Anemone ‘Pretty Lady Susan’ Monarda ‘Knight Violet’ and Eryngium planum ‘Magical Purple Falls’ Monarda ‘Knight Violet’ and Eryngium planum ‘Magical Purple Falls’ Lobelia siphilitica ‘Blue’and Lobelia…

27th July

…CHW Fuchsia ‘Lady Bacon’ below the tower. Fuchsia ‘Lady Bacon’ Fuchsia ‘Lady Bacon’ Seed heads on Dipteronia sinensis. This is the first year that any of our young plants have…

24th February

…been very good for ten days. Erica arborea is good, a few R arboreums opening. 1914 – JCW Prunus pissardi just opening, Cam Lady Clare is good, Lady Roberts and…

10th January

…out directly under the Magnolia x veitchii. Still nothing out on the plant by the front door which is unusual. Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ Rhododendron kiysosumense (related to…

12th August

Lady’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘White Lady’ Sorbus ‘Pearly Queen’ with berries forming. Sorbus ‘Pearly Queen’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Vanille Fraise’ just turning colour. Hydrangea paniculata ‘Vanille Fraise’ Eucryphia x nymansensis ‘Nymansay’ now…

29th October

…of yellow in the darker red. Cotinus coggygria ‘Smoky Joe’ Cotinus coggygria ‘Smoky Joe’ Cotinus coggygria ‘Young Lady’ – some yellow with the red. Cotinus coggygria ‘Young Lady’ Cotinus coggygria…

17th May

…Scarlet’ Rhododendron ‘Silver Lady’? Rhododendron ‘Silver Lady’? Rhododendron ‘Silver Lady’? Rhododendron ‘Winsome’ and Leptospermum ‘Red Damask’. Rhododendron ‘Winsome’ Rhododendron ‘Winsome’ and Cotinus coggygria ‘Royal Purple’. Rhododendron ‘Winsome’ Unknown but spectacular…

29th March

…cylindrica The newly planted Magnolia ‘Summer Lady’ from Germany is not that exciting as yet but different. Magnolia ‘Summer Lady’ Magnolia ‘Tropicana’ with Michelia doltsopa behind it. Magnolia ‘Tropicana’ Rhododendron…