8th August

…magellanica ‘Alba’ Fuchsia magellanica ‘Alba’ 1917 – JCW Some R decorum, Auriculatum going over, several kinds of mountain rhodo’n show flowers. 10332 is the best. Buddleia veitchii is nearly over,…

5th May

…request some in the autumn. Absolutely wonderful and the best thing in the garden today. Meliosma alba Meliosma alba Meliosma alba Meliosma alba Jim and Alison Gardiner were with the…

30th October

…sasanqua ‘Rosea Plena’ in full flower and flooding the area with scent. As good as I have ever smelt it. Camellia sasanqua ‘Rosea Plena’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Rosea Plena’ Camellia sasanqua…

30th September

…from Tregrehan. Podocarpus wangii Rosa banksiae ‘Alba Plena’ is now well established on the Tin Garden shed. My mother’s favourite rose. Rosa banksiae ‘Alba Plena’ Still a great show on…

4th October

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2021 – CHW Cornus alba ‘Siberian Pearls’ developing its clusters of berries. Cornus alba ‘Siberian…

8th January

…will become popular once it is better known. Mahonia gracilipes Mahonia gracilipes 2017 – CHW Camellia japonica ‘Alba plena’ with first flower out at Donkey Shoe. Camellia japonica ‘Alba plena’…

6th May

…out of that one?Crinodendron hookerianum in bud already – three week early. Crinodendron hookerianum Meliosma alba flowers nearly over. Meliosma alba Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Moonspire’ with the usual unusual colour…

9th March

alba seedling glistens in the windy gloom in Old Park. Magnolia campbellii var. alba seedling Rhododendron arboreum subsp. cinnamomeum ‘Tony Schilling’ is nicely out at the far end of Bond…

17th March

…white flowers on out best Magnolia campbellii alba seedling. The largest magnolia flowers in the garden beating ‘Atlas’ and ‘Big Dude’ by an inch or three. Magnolia campbellii alba seedling…

20th March

…the same is true of the New Zealand Magnolia campbellii ‘Alba’ which is a very poor imitation of the real thing in every respect. The true campbellii alba has not…