12th February

…Red’ Erica x darleyensis ‘Kramer’s Red’ Erica carnea ‘Winter Snow’ Erica carnea ‘Winter Snow’ Erica carnea ‘Winter Snow’ Erica carnea ‘Pink Spangles’ Erica carnea ‘Pink Spangles’ Erica carnea ‘Pink Spangles’…

20th February

…dark pink) which we know here. Much more pink in part of the petals when they first open and a pronounced centre. Opens fairly flat too and seeds itself profusely….

2nd August

…Very floriferous in full sun. Opening white, then a hint of pink, then pinkish allover. Hydrangea paniculata ‘Pink Diamond’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Pink Diamond’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Pink Diamond’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Vanille…

17th May

…‘Pink Cherub’ Rhododendron ‘Pink Cherub’ Rhododendron ‘Hoppy’? Rhododendron ‘Hoppy’? Rhododendron ‘Winsome’ Rhododendron ‘Winsome’ Rhododendron ‘Dopey’ Rhododendron ‘Dopey’ Rhododendron ‘Doc’? Rhododendron ‘Doc’? Rhododendron ‘Excelsior’? Rhododendron ‘Excelsior’? Rhododendron yakushimanum? Rhododendron yakushimanum Rhododendron…

6th June

…today. Flowers are rose pink outside and whiter inside in drooping panicles. Syringa komarowii Syringa komarowii This Magnolia denudata ‘Forrests Pink’ was felled to a 4ft tall stump by a…

16th October

…is suddenly out too. Camellia sasanqua (pink) Camellia sasanqua (pink) Camellia sasanqua (pink) Also the first flowers on the largest white Camellia sasanqua. largest white Camellia sasanqua The second, smaller,…

30th June

…the delicate pink Watsonia ‘Tresco dwarf pink’. Not dwarf at all in habit but the flowers are perhaps small by watsonia standards. Both these two survived ‘The Beast’ in early…

9th April

…‘Columnar Pink’ living up to its name. Getting better as it ages. Magnolia ‘Columnar Pink’ Magnolia ‘Columnar Pink’ Magnolia soulangeana ‘Beugnon’ (after Castle Beugnon in Germany). Magnolia soulangeana ‘Beugnon’ The…

27th July

…leaves. Lagerstroemia indica ‘Rhapsody in Pink’ Lagerstroemia indica ‘Rhapsody in Pink’ Lagerstroemia indica ‘Rhapsody in Pink’ Lonicera ‘Rhubarb and Custard’ – a silly name for a new plant which is…

29th July

…28. Agapanthus ‘Midnight Star’ Rehmannia ‘Walberton Magic Dragon’ grows to about 3-3½ft. Rehmannia ‘Walberton Magic Dragon’ Campanula ‘Pink Octopus’ has the merit of being rather different. Campanula ‘Pink Octopus’ Pengelly…