16th January

…a Crug Farm collection, is not self clinging. Flowers are smallish. An oddity but never likely to be a best seller. Hydrangea anomela subsp anomela Hydrangea anomela subsp anomela Hydrangea…

27th February

subsp. mollicomata seedling Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata seedling Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata seedling A similar mature seedling of Magnolia sargentiana var. robusta. Rather better than ‘Blood Moon’! Magnolia sargentiana var….

8th September

…sargentiana is now reclassified as Hydrangea aspera subsp. sargentiana. On what basis was this change made I wonder? Hydrangea aspera subsp. robusta Hydrangea aspera subsp. robusta Hydrangea aspera subsp. robusta…

20th April

…nudum Onoclea sensibilis Onoclea sensibilis Grevillea miqueliana subsp. moroka in flower. The first time I had ever seen this and rather good. Grevillea miqueliana subsp. moroka Banksia marginata – a…

7th January

…reveal creamy white bark flushed grey and pink. A little of all the bark forms is shown here. Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis ‘China Ruby’ Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis ‘China Ruby’…

9th April

…the superb clump has died since last year. Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp xanthocodon ‘Purpurellum Group’ Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp xanthocodon ‘Purpurellum Group’ Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp xanthocodon ‘Purpurellum Group’ Rhododendron cinnarbarinum – long…

22nd June

…are now out of reach. Tilia carolina subsp. heterophylla Tilia carolina subsp. heterophylla Tilia carolina subsp. heterophylla Styrax faberi just coming out. Styrax faberi Ilex kingiana with berries already setting….

12th March

subsp niptiophila Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp niptiophila Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp niptiophila Lindera triloba – out more fully than last year. I fear our large plant below Slip Rail has died. Lindera…

7th March

…nearly ripe berries. No sign of any flowers yet but they will come. Ilex perado subsp perado Ilex perado subsp perado Ilex perado subsp perado Last year’s planting of Camellia…

9th May

…cinnabarinum subsp xanthocodon Purpurellum Group Rhododendron cinnabarinum subsp xanthocodon Purpurellum Group Rhododendron cinnabarinum subsp xanthocodon Purpurellum Group Rhododendron sinofalconeri Rhododendron sinofalconeri Rhododendron sinofalconeri Rhododendron sinofalconeri As far as Caerhays is…