April 2018 Irish trip (Day 3)

…suckering tree growing in a swamp. Clethra arborea everywhere self sown and suckering too. Acacia melanoxylon Acacia melanoxylon Acacia melanoxylon Acacia melanoxylon Acacia melanoxylon Acacia melanoxylon A huge Eucalyptus globulus…

11th May

…when we could import the trunks. Xanthorrhoea johnsonii Xanthorrhoea johnsonii A novel Acacia glaucoptera. Acacia pravissima x10 leaf size! Acacia glaucoptera Acacia glaucoptera An Australian dianella species with typical blue…

4th March

…Trees’ under A. craven which it looks nothing like? One for Asia to propagate from seed or cuttings. Acacia cultriformis Acacia cultriformis Acacia cultriformis The dogs have taken to eating…

18th February

…was closed in Frogpool. Acacia dealbata Acacia dealbata Acacia dealbata Another holly which I had hoped might be the true Ilex dipyrena but, so defoliated is this plant, that I…

4th August

…name in its secondary new growth. Quercus ‘Chimney Fire’ Quercus ‘Chimney Fire’ 2017 – CHW MORE from Ventnor.Acacia pravissima as a 15-18ft tree with many seed pods. Acacia pravissima Acacia

6th August

…are still out. Dierama pulcherrimum Dierama pulcherrimum Dierama pulcherrimum Dierama pulcherrimum Dierama pulcherrimum Acacia baileyana – 15-18ft tall. Acacia baileyana Acacia baileyana Acacia baileyana Grevillea rosemarinifolia – a rather tired…

13th February

…are crap in the wind. Acacia baileyana ‘Purpurea’ Acacia baileyana ‘Purpurea’ 2016 – CHW A newly bought in batch of camellias from a French nursery are flowering away by the…

8th August

Acacia dealbata Acacia dealbata One of those big leaved hebes that grow badly in wet Cornwall is doing well here in Seaview. This is Hebe ‘Great Orme’ I think. Hebe…

11th January

…trunk is maturing on this large tree which has attractive splitting stripes lower down. Acacia melanoxylon Acacia melanoxylon The Escallonia ‘Iveyi’ have now had their haircut to reshoot rather quicker…

21st February

…the Green Gate. burning up Acacia melanoxylon just out above the front wall a week later than at Trewithen. Acacia melanoxylon Acacia melanoxylon Above the Top Wall are three good…