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Five late flowering Rhodies

Five late flowering Rhodies

Late flowering rhododendrons in Chelsea week at Caerhays with Charles. First off – Rh. ‘Lem’s Monarch’, Rh. ‘Fabia’, Rh. decorum Rh. lindleyi Rh. ‘Nancy Evans’ All looking great this week.
Layering Rhododendrons

Layering Rhododendrons

Charles, Jaimie and Michael in the garden layering Rhododendron ‘Lem’s Monach’, this will create 4 or 5 new ‘true’ plants in 3 or 4 years time.
Four Magnolias in the garden

Four Magnolias in the garden

Another week with the lockdown lift in sight hopefully. It was a bit windy this week when Charles was in the garden, but he has the following four magnolias for you. 1. Magnolia sieboldii 2. Magnolia x wieseneri 3. Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ 4. Magnolia sieboldii...
End of week 5 – Lovely Azaleas

End of week 5 – Lovely Azaleas

Week five of the lockdown and three lovely azaleas are the focus this week. 1. Az. ‘Caerhays Lavender’ (evergreen) 2. Az. ‘Black Hawk’ (evergreen) 3. Az. ‘Melford Lemon’ (deciduous)
Week 5 – Spotlight on Rhododendrons

Week 5 – Spotlight on Rhododendrons

Week 5 of lockdown and Charles is taking a longer look this week at the numerous Azaleas and Rhododendrons currently in flower in the garden. If only we had smellie vision I am sure it would be equally as lovely.
Week 4 of lockdown in the garden

Week 4 of lockdown in the garden

It’s week four of the medical lockdown of the UK and Charles is in the garden showing us three lovely Magnolias. M. ‘Lois’, M. ‘Peachy’ & M. ‘Limelight’ He writes daily in the Caerhays Garden diary which has been updated since 1897!! If you are interested...
Week 3 of Lockdown in the Garden

Week 3 of Lockdown in the Garden

At the end of week 3 of the lockdown Charles is in the garden tempting us with what is looking good. This week it’s Rhododendron ‘Countess of Haddington’, Magnolia ‘Elizabeth’ & Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis.
Early April garden visit

Early April garden visit

As the lockdown continues and the gardens are still closed Charles finds another three wonderful plants to discuss this week. Prunus ‘Shirotae’ a Japanese flowering cherry. Rhododendron macabeanum, with wonderful yellow flowers. Staphylea holocarpa...
Three Magnolias out in March

Three Magnolias out in March

As the spring gardens here at Caerhays are closed to the public due to the virus, we thought you might like to see what is currently out at the end of March. Charles spotlights three Magnolias today. First Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ which is a record sized tree...
Interesting magnolias to see this week

Interesting magnolias to see this week

Charles in the garden hoping to tempt you to visit Caerhays this week, amongst the many magnolias in flower are three featured in this video. First off is a cross which he calls ‘Vulcan’ but is actually ‘??’! It’s a cross between M....