2nd April

…Fun’ A young Betula luminifera ‘White House Farm’ with enormous female catkins forming but not yet ripe. Betula luminifera ‘White House Farm’ Yet another Pinus radiata blows over in the…

26th March

…Magnolia x veitchii ‘Peter Veitch’ Magnolia x veitchii ‘Peter Veitch’ The pure white single Camellia x williamsii ‘Francis Hanger’. Camellia x williamsii ‘Francis Hanger’ The unnamed near white with a…

29th May

…delicate white-blotched yellow deciduous azalea delicate white-blotched yellow deciduous azalea Rosa roxburgii has its first flowers after its recent hard pruning. You would not know looking at the size of…

6th May

…Betual dahurica ‘Maurice Foster’ Betual dahurica ‘Maurice Foster’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Knightshays’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Knightshays’ Betula szechuanica ‘Liuba White’ Betula szechuanica ‘Liuba White’ Betula albosinensis Betula albosinensis…

20th March

…‘Fairy White’ Magnolia ‘Fairy White’ Whereas Magnolia ‘Fairy Cream’ is still in tight bud. Magnolia ‘Fairy Cream’ The rest of the elderly Gevuina avellana has blown open. Last year we…

13th March

…Magnolia x veitchii Magnolia x veitchii Magnolia ‘Lu Shan’ is a good white with just a hint of pink perhaps at the base but I wonder if this is what…

11th March

…Camellia Competition show on Saturday: Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ Camellia reticulata – white form Camellia reticulata – white form Nearly open magnolia buds picked from the garden winds…

7th March

…Rhododendron siderophyllum (white form) just out through the arch. Rhododendron siderophyllum Rhododendron oreodoxa var. fargesii is pink in bud opening white. Planted three or four years ago. Rhododendron oreodoxa var….

6th March

…‘Plum Pudding’ A white flowered Bergenia ‘Bressingham White’ by the front door peeping out. The last remnants of what once edged the border here. Bergenia ‘Bressingham White’ 2021 – CHW…

23rd October

…Quercus ilex branch close up. Quercus ilex Decent colours on Cornus ‘Eddie’s White Wonder’. Cornus ‘Eddie’s White Wonder’ Variations in autumn colour on Rhododendron schlippenbachii. Rhododendron schlippenbachii Rhododendron schlippenbachii Colour…