19th February

…most years. Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ A potted Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Phoebe Taylor’ at the Top Lodge. Alison’s ‘garden’ as good as ever. Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Phoebe Taylor’ This…

11th January

…the side door. This x williamsii hybrid has some scent which makes it unusual. Mary Jobson was my father’s niece. Camellia ‘Mary Jobson’ Camellia ‘Mary Jobson’ 2004 – FJW Mild…

5th October

…leaf size etc. Mary’s trunk photographs and ours are very different. Werrington has Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ and Burncoose has Rhododendron ‘Cornish loderi’. The flowers prove it even more! Mary

17th January

‘Mary Jobson’ now full out by the side door. Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Jobson’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Jobson’ First flower on Camellia ‘Lady Clare’. A bit later than usual…

19th January

…japonica ‘Mary Costa’ Camellia japonica ‘Mary Costa’ Camellia japonica ‘Mary Costa’ Ripe berries on Ilex kingiana. Normally we see those a bit later in the year. Ilex kingiana 2022 –…

1st March

…Phoebe Taylor’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Phoebe Taylor’ Camellia ‘Duchess Decaze’ also blemished. Camellia ‘Duchess Decaze’ Camellia ‘Duchess Decaze’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Rosemary Williams’ as a quick growing upright bush….

8th January

…flower. A little later than usual I suspect. Helleborus ‘Anna’s Red’ 2023 – CHW A long suffering ‘Christmas Rose’ doing its stuff. long suffering ‘Christmas Rose’ More of the wonders…

28th December

…balerica Salvia ‘Hot Lips’ just goes on and on! Salvia ‘Hot Lips’ Euryops chrysanthemoides still covered in flower heads. Euryops chrysanthemoides Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ with two flowers out in…

27th December

…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 – CHW A few more…

4th April

…M. ‘Black Tulip’ below Donkey Shoe. No hybrid name as far as I can see. Magnolia ‘Rose Marie’ x M. ‘Black Tulip’ Magnolia ‘Rose Marie’ x M. ‘Black Tulip’ Bluebottle…