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...
Mother’s day 2017

Mother’s day 2017

This mother’s day, Sunday 26th March 2017, “Mum’s go Free”. Bring along “Mum” for a leisurely walk around the stunning gardens in all their spring glory. Marvel at the Magnolia, Cast your eyes over the Camellia, Revel in the...
Plant of the month for February

Plant of the month for February

My Plant of the month for February is… Hellebore Hellebores (common name the Christmas or Lenten rose) are lush perennial plants which flower during late winter and early spring. The really brighten a shady area of the garden. We cut back the evergreen foliage...
Plant of the month for January

Plant of the month for January

My first plant of the month for 2017 is…. Camellia transnokoensis This small flowered Camellia species lights up the garden in winter and early spring (January to February in Cornwall) Covered in miniature white buds flushed pink the flowers open pure white with...