29th March

…is a form of Magnolia x wiesneri which this is very clearly not. I wondered if it was a form or cross of Magnolia cylindrica but can find nothing in…

8th February

…are just as good as the one seen earlier this week on the drive. pink form ‘Bo-Peep’ pink form ‘Bo-Peep’ pink form ‘Bo-Peep’ 2017 – CHW Prunus incisa just below…

22nd April

…maderense Then on into the Burncoose garden for some spectacular sights. Rhododendron ‘Countess of Haddington’ and Magnolia x loebneri ‘Wildcat’ opposite the conservatory. Rhododendron ‘Countess of Haddington’ The white form

13th July

Blue’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks Blue’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks Blue’ The Harrow hybrid rhododendrons on Hovel Cart Road are now full out. Harrow hybrid rhododendrons Harrow hybrid rhododendrons In Tin Garden, where the…

13th May

…Gold’ Zenobia pulverulenta ‘Raspberry Ice’ [ALONGSIDE] Zenobia pulverulenta ‘Blue Sky’ Zenobia pulverulenta ‘Raspberry Ice’ Zenobia pulverulenta ‘Blue Sky’ Cornus alternifolia ‘Argentea’ – another plant which shows up well in a…

24th July

…full growth but no flower heads. Miscanthus sacchariflorus Miscanthus sacchariflorus Agastache ‘Blue Boa’ – might have been blue originally but fading quickly. Taller growing than some. Agastache ‘Blue Boa’ Agastache…

16th April

…of our Irish trip. Team photo 2017 – CHW A newish clump of Rhododendron ‘Blue Diamond’ below Donkey Shoe. This seems a rather paler form than I remember but these…

31st May

…Deutzia calycosa ‘Dali’ Deutzia x rosea ‘Yuki Cherry Blossom’ Deutzia x rosea ‘Yuki Cherry Blossom’ Deutzia longifolia (White Form) Deutzia longifolia (White Form) This is another Pittosporum adaphniphylloides which was…

2nd May

form) Rhododendron decorum (white form) Over the weekend I have finished the article for publication on ‘Michelia Puzzles’ about the naming and identification of our 90 year old michelias. Just…

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…