I promise this will be my last word on the subject. I have been back up to the park again today specifically to scrutinise these two varieties minutely. A dog walker passed by, couldn't contain her curiosity and asked me what I was doing. I bet she wished she'd never asked. I have homed in … Continue reading Identity issues, ‘Setsugekka’ and ‘Kenkyô’ – Part two.
Mt Edgcumbe has two plants of Camellia sasanqua 'Setsugekka' and one of 'Kenkyo', or does it? In section 3C are two plants which are labelled C. sasanqua 'Setsugekka'. According to the collection records both came from Stonehurst Nursery and were planted in 2003. In early March 2018 a large tree fell on top of one … Continue reading Identity issues, ‘Setsugekka’ and ‘Kenkyo’