26th June

…seen it in flower before. Leycesteria ‘Little Lanterns’ Leycesteria ‘Little Lanterns’ Verbascum ‘Lavender Lass’ with a pleasant mixture of flower colours. Verbascum ‘Lavender Lass’ Hydrangea ‘French Cancan’ – unusual and…

18th August

…Impressive seed heads now as well. Hypericum inodorum ‘Magical Beauty’ Hypericum inodorum ‘Magical Beauty’ Allium ‘Millennium Lavender Bubbles’ Allium ‘Millennium Lavender Bubbles’ Geranium ‘Hocus Pocus’ with near black leaves. Geranium…

28th July

…over.Several outstanding new plants to think about getting:This (I assume) is a cuphea species in the car park which is attractive. cuphea species cuphea species Swathes of lavender in the…

24th April

…leaping into growth. The lavenders are just about ready for sale and I have even seen a flower or two on one of the agapanthus varieties. lavender/agapanthus tunnel Kitchen Garden…

11th May

…Magnolia sieboldii ‘Jersey Belle’ Magnolia sieboldii ‘Jersey Belle’ Another Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ still in new growth in full shade. Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Black Swan’ leaves a week on….

13th July

…Achillea ‘Lilac Beauty’ Achillea ‘Lilac Beauty’ Hibiscus ‘Lavender Chiffon’ – a good semi double Hibiscus ‘Lavender Chiffon’ Malus ‘Pink Glow’ with fruits just turning colour Malus ‘Pink Glow’ Malus ‘Pink…

17th May

…‘Optima’ Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ just out on the Main Ride. Normally over by Chelsea so perhaps a little late this year. Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ A garden tour today with Susan…

29th April

…Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ flowering with Rhododendron ‘Perry Wiseman’ – a good combination and better than an Egyptian goose with a green parakeet? Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ 2018 – CHW A visitation…

15th December

…japonicus ‘Pendula’ with no decent show this year. Styrax japonicus ‘Pendula’ Leaf shedding on Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ is quite pretty today. Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ A couple of errant secondary flowers…

5th August

Lace’ nearby. Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Burgundy’ which takes its name from the autumn leaf colour. Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Burgundy’ Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Burgundy’ Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Burgundy’ A second flowering on Magnolia ‘Apollo’ –…