9th May

…‘Judy’ The best rhododendrons flowering in the species collection were: Rhododendron cinnabarinum subsp xanthocodon Purpurellum Group Rhododendron cinnabarinum subsp xanthocodon Purpurellum Group Rhododendron cinnabarinum subsp xanthocodon Purpurellum Group Rhododendron cinnabarinum…

23rd October

…comment from shooting parties as they arrive. Quite a plant which I photographed earlier in the year as it came out pure white. Hydrangea aspera subsp. robusta Hydrangea aspera subsp.

26th September

…twigs. Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala 2017 – CHW Sparse seeding on the wild collected form of Magnolia cylindrica. Some seed pods are rounded with only a…

1st August

…flower of this on a young plant on the main ride today. Rhododendron fortunei subsp discolor Rhododendron fortunei subsp discolor How well the two Rhododendron ovatums look in the Main…

10th September

…well at a time when there is little colour in the garden and autumn is around the corner. Hydrangea aspera subsp robusta Hydrangea aspera subsp robusta Hydrangea aspera Villosa Group,…

20th July

…One of three planted but the other two failed. An old Hydrangea villosa used to grow exactly here. Hydrangea aspera subsp. sargentiana Hydrangea aspera subsp. sargentiana 2019 – CHW Penvergate…

19th July

…with enormous secondary growth new leaves. Tilia caroliniana subsp. heterophylla Tilia caroliniana subsp. heterophylla The dwarf Fagus sylvatica ‘Franken’ with white secondary growth and mottled older leaves. Fagus sylvatica ‘Franken’…

18th July

…forms of Hydrangea aspera subsp. sargentiana (as we have to call them now) outside the front gates.The larger flowering form. larger larger larger And the smaller, pinker form which I…

15th July

…written on this subject and perhaps better than we have for website too. Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina 2017 – CHW Another clump of Rhododendron ‘Harrow Hybrids’…

28th February

…just out. Rhododendron moupinense First flower out on Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata ‘Werrington’. A good colour this year. Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata ‘Werrington’ Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata ‘Werrington’ Prunus conradinae…