15th October

…autumn show in the frames. Quercus x schuettii ‘Silver Shadow’ Quercus x schuettii ‘Silver Shadow’ Quercus x wavei ‘Chimney Fire’ has turned a lovely red too. Both are new oaks…

5th May

…form growing at Trengwainton called, I think, ‘Johnny Johnstone’ but possibly different parentage? Presumably of Trewithen origin? RHODODENDRON ‘Silver Sixpence’ RHODODENDRON ‘Silver Sixpence’ Rhododendron ‘Silver Sixpence’ – good nursery seller…

25th May

…with fully formed seeds already. Acer maximowiczianum (Acer nikoense) Acer maximowiczianum (Acer nikoense) Azalea ‘Silver Slipper’ by the Green Gate. Azalea ‘Silver Slipper’ Azalea ‘Silver Slipper’ The deciduous azaleas below…

16th March

…then propagate):-Camellia “Fire ‘n’ Ice” Camellia “Fire ‘n’ Ice” Camellia “Fire ‘n’ Ice” Camellia ‘Free Spirit’ Camellia ‘Free Spirit’ Camellia ‘Free Spirit’ Camelia ‘Silver Ruffles’ Camelia ‘Silver Ruffles’ Camelia ‘Silver

12th March

…propagate for the future I hope. Camellia ‘Primavera’ Camellia ‘Primavera’ Camellia ‘Silver Ruffles’ – some flowers seem to have two centres. An even better double white japonica. Camellia ‘Silver Ruffles’…

11th March

…a week on from the icy winds. Syringa reticulata Camellia ‘Silver Anniversary’ out again too. Just the first few flowers lost. Camellia ‘Silver Anniversary’ Camellia ‘Silver Anniversary’ The dainty Camellia…

26th March

…it will get more silvery. Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Silver King’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Silver King’ Rhododendron arboreum (pink form) by the greenhouses in a huge mature clump. Rhododendron arboreum Rhododendron arboreum Attractive…

4th May

…tall Sequoiadendron giganteum Sequoiadendron giganteum Sequoiadendron giganteum Ilex dipyrena Ilex dipyrena Ilex dipyrena Rhododendron ‘Jubilee Queen’ (loderi ‘Venus’ x Rose du Barri – 1935) Rhododendron ‘Jubilee Queen’ (loderi ‘Venus’ x…

17th August

…‘Lilac Beauty’ Achillea ‘Summer Fruits Lemon’ and Achillea ‘Lilac Beauty’ Achillea ‘Summer Fruits Carmine’ and Agastache ‘Golden Jubilee’ Achillea ‘Summer Fruits Carmine’ and Agastache ‘Golden Jubilee’ Anemone ‘Pretty Lady Susan’…

27th August

…is later even than Tilia kiusiana into flower. Tilia henryana Buddleia ‘Silver Anniversary’ full out and looking good – flower and foliage. Buddleia ‘Silver Anniversary’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Little Lime’ is…