29th July

…a very dry bank. Another large rhododendron nearly dead Another large rhododendron nearly dead 2017 – CHW Cannot keep away from Ventnor. So much to see!A fine white lampranthus. white

7th June

…flowering white azaleas. These were propagated from an ancient plant on Rookery Path and planted here in 2002. Slow growers! white azaleas white azaleas white azaleas Magnolia sieboldii sinensis x…

22nd July

…– white Hydrangea ‘Fireworks’ – white Hydrangea ‘Fireworks’ – white Hydrangea ‘Libelle’ – the best white lacecap in shade Hydrangea ‘Libelle’ Hydrangea ‘Libelle’ Hydrangea ‘Libelle’ Hydrangea ‘Libelle’ Lots more to…

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…

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…

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…

16th June

…flowers as the US book suggests but with no picture. Not far off Cornus ‘Eddies White Wonder’ perhaps but I have yet to catch up with this one. Cornus kousa…

11th February

…flowers which are purple to pinkish white. One goes in the car for Caerhays. I wonder where Clare, the nursery buyer, found this? Campylotropis macrocarpa Amazingly a Kniphofia ‘Ice Queen’…

31st May

…Deutzia calycosa ‘Dali’ Deutzia x rosea ‘Yuki Cherry Blossom’ Deutzia x rosea ‘Yuki Cherry Blossom’ Deutzia longifolia (White Form) Deutzia longifolia (White Form) This is another Pittosporum adaphniphylloides which was…

11th April

white as one might expect from this named form of the species. Rhododendron hyperythrum ‘Omo’ A new camellia with the unlikely name of Camellia ‘Manuroad Road’ – from Stervinou originally….