12th May

…form of Enkianthus campanulatus but nothing more. Enkianthus campanulatus Enkianthus campanulatus Acer platanoides ‘Royal Red’ has fine new leaves. Acer platanoides ‘Royal Red’ Acer platanoides ‘Royal Red’ Acer heldreichii looks…

27th June

…to flower and a very good dark red it is. Not listed in Hillier’s. Planted 2009. Azalea ‘Jane Fire’ The dark orangy-red Azalea indica by the front door had a…

23rd October

…xylocarpum. Melliodendron xylocarpum Outstanding yellow on Ginkgo ‘Saratoga’. Ginkgo ‘Saratoga’ Cercis canadensis ‘Appalachian Red’ turning nicely. Cercis canadensis ‘Appalachian Red’ Asterotrichon discolor in full flower as usual. Asterotrichon discolor Maclura…

25th July

…striking red new growth just emerging here. Podocarpus lawrencei ‘Red Tip’ Podocarpus lawrencei ‘Red Tip’ Teucrium hir ‘Purple Tails’ – going over here but quite nice none the less at…

20th March

…new growth. Illicium simonsii Illicium simonsii Illicium simonsii Illicium simonsii Persea brevifolia with red new growth just starting. Persea brevifolia Debregeasia longifolia plastered in flower. A most peculiar shrub of…

9th April

…The true and rather dwarf Magnolia cylindrica which was planted in 1957. From the Trewithen original plant I believe. Magnolia cylindrica Magnolia cylindrica Magnolia cylindrica Magnolia salicifolia ‘Rosea’ with just…

18th December

…Certainly one to propagate from. Blood Red arboreums Blood Red arboreums Blood Red arboreums Blood Red arboreums 2015 – CHW A few camellias emerge early alongside the drive below the…

17th March

…sargentiana robusta I have never seen Ian Baldick’s Magnolia ‘Ian’s Red’ so full of flower or looking better. Magnolia ‘Ian’s Red’ Magnolia ‘Ian’s Red’ Camellia ‘High Fragrance’ and it really…

2nd June

…an orange flare. Hugely scented in today’s heatwave and gentler east winds. Pinkish red Pinkish red Pinkish red Pinkish red Then a red one with an orange flare. red red

27th May

…thunbergii just putting on its red new growth. Attractive reddish new growth on Eucalyptus mannifera var. praecox. Eucalyptus mannifera var. praecox Eucalyptus mannifera var. praecox Azalea ‘Sans de Gentbrugge’ is…