Plant of the month is…

Plant of the month is…

Rhododendron nuttallii This maybe a bit predictable but she is my favourite rhododendron! Ever! This absolutely stunning Rhododendron, my personal favourite, is now starting to flower. Despite the fact that each truss has up to 9 lily-like, fragrant white flushed...
Head Gardeners plant of the month for June

Head Gardeners plant of the month for June

The Head Gardeners plant of the month for June is…. Not a Rhododendron this time, the last two “Plant of the month”  have been all about the Rhododendron in the garden with an exceptional flowering season this year. This months winner is…...
Plant of the month for May

Plant of the month for May

The head gardeners choice for plant of the month for May is… Rhododendron argyrophyllum ssp.argyrophyllum Bit of a mouth full but a stunning Rhodo. The underside of the foliage has lush silvery white indumentum (small hairs) to show off the baby pink bells that...
The Plant of the month for March is…

The Plant of the month for March is…

Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata When she is in flower she is hard to ignore. Situated, in perfect perspective to the house, half way down our south lawn. She dominates the vista (all year round but especially in spring). From winter with the flower buds cloaked...