Is it the right time to go up to the park to see the sasanquas? Well, no, not quite yet. I found eight varieties in flower today but most only just beginning with a handful of blooms. Give it another three or four weeks. Here are the first four, clockwise from top left 'Hugh Evans' … Continue reading Sasanqua season 2019 – 2
Seriously though, I just moved a sizeable camellia sasanqua 'Tanya' from my allotment to my garden. Here’s how it went. We had a good drop of rain a few days ago. I gave it a couple of days to drain away, but a reasonable amount of water in the soil is essential and it is … Continue reading I moved a plant.
I'd missed a week when I visited Mt. Edgcumbe on Tuesday and things had moved on a bit, lots more was in flower. First up was 'Hugh Evans' (1G-046) and it was immediately obvious that this is going to be a good year for at least some plants. The blooms on this bush are bigger … Continue reading Sasanqua season 2018 – 2