21st April

…and tiny rockery plants really which I believe have now been reclassified as rhododendrons. Menziesia ‘Honshu Blue’ Menziesia ‘Honshu Blue’ Menziesia ‘Honshu Blue’ An old Rhododendron campylogynum on its last…

23rd October

…stunning too. Quercus coccinea Lagerstroemia indica ‘Red Emperor’ Lagerstroemia indica ‘Red Emperor’ Fothergilla intermedia ‘Blue Shadow’ Fothergilla intermedia ‘Blue Shadow’ Fothergilla intermedia ‘Blue Shadow’ 2019 – CHW The Tetrapanax papyrifer…

5th July

…kousa ‘China Doll’ nearly over. Cornus kousa ‘China Doll’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks-Blue’ and Cornus kousa ‘Gold Star’. Hydrangea ‘Fireworks-Blue’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks-Blue’ just full out. Hydrangea ‘Fireworks-Blue’ Rhododendron ‘Royal Flush’ (pale pink…

1st January

…Aconite open, many blue primroses, a few daffodils, P megasoefolia very good, Lapagerias fair. 1903 – JCW C Imperati hardly open, coum half out, a very few styloza, a few…

12th May

…Kolkwitzia amabilis ‘Pink Cloud’ Cornus kousa ‘Blue Shadow’ is about right. Not quite sure about the name yet? Where is the ‘blue shadow’ the judges will say. Cornus kousa ‘Blue

2nd April

…Cheer’ Distylum myricoides ‘Blue Cascade’ with its first flowers and new growth. Still to see any blue but presumably this will be evident in the new growth. Distylum myricoides ‘Blue

20th April

…bud (but not as blue as ‘Blue Opal’) opening as you see. Different! Magnolia ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’ Magnolia ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’ Magnolia ‘Sensation’ is good and improving each year. We…

11th March

…easy spring bulb pot sale with little effort. Chionodoxa forbesii ‘Blue Giant’ Chionodoxa forbesii ‘Blue Giant’ Chionodoxa forbesii ‘Blue Giant’ Rhododendron Nimrod Group was very fine. A Rhododendron barbatum cross?…

29th April

…A perfect blue in the shade on Rhododendron augustinii ‘Electra Group’. A very good form indeed which I had always called ‘Penheale Blue’. On looking it up ‘Penheale Blue’ is…

31st May

…It is dead there now from the 2012 cold winter I believe. Podocarpus ‘Blue Gem’ Podocarpus ‘Blue Gem’ The last few flowers on Michelia foveolata. Michelia foveolata Michelia foveolata Azalea…