21st October

in the UK in the Invasive Species Compendium. I suspect this is a fairly tender tree which we will need to plant in a very sheltered location.This may well be…

4th April

…stemmed tree which is 12-15ft in height and 25 or so years old. Staphylea holocarpa ‘Innocence’ The new window in the Tin Garden shed. We have started a little planting…

24th February

…scabrida Chusquea culeou’Foxtail Bamboo’ ( seedlings from Wisley) Indocalamus latifolius Indocalamus (Sasa) tesselatus Phyllostachys aurea ‘Koi’ Phyllostachys aureosulcata’Spectabilis’ Phyllostachys bambusoides’Castillonis Inversa’ Phyllostachys viridi-glaucescens Thamnocalamus crassinodus ‘Kew Beauty’ Thamnocalamus crassinodus ‘Merlyn’…

31st July

…‘Pink Glow’ Malus ‘Pink Glow’ Malus ‘Pink Glow’ 2017 – CHW Off to Busy Bees fairly awful garden centre in the rain. Crammed with coach loads. Verbena rigida may be…

1st July

…blotched pink in bud opening with pink blotches. The best and largest flowers of any of the stewartias in my opinion but no mention of this in the article. Secondly…

22nd July

…HYDRANGEA ‘Taube’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks blue’ – very floriferous and vigorous grower Hydrangea ‘Fireworks blue’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks blue’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks pink’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks pink’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks pink’ Hydrangea ‘Hobelia’ – starts…

14th February

…floriferous. Why is this not more widely grown and available from nurseries and garden centres? Prunus x incam ‘Okame’ Prunus x incam ‘Okame’ Prunus x incam ‘Okame’ Prunus x incam…

14th March

…(mollis) brevipetala Hamamelis (mollis) brevipetala Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Aphrodite’ Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Aphrodite’ corylopsis on Rookery Path Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Rubin’ Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Rubin’ Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Rubin’ Betual…

8th April

…name too. Epimedium ‘Pink Champagne’ Epimedium ‘Pink Champagne’ Epimedium ‘Pink Champagne’ 2016 – CHW The two hectare plantation of camellias in the Portholland valley is being ripped out after some…

28th June

…‘Pride of Rochester’ is full out. Pink in early bud with a pink flush on the outside of some of the many white flowers in the long panicles of flowers…