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

Acacia glaucoptera. Acacia pravissima x10 leaf size! Acacia glaucoptera Acacia glaucoptera An Australian dianella species with typical blue flower spikes. Australian dianella species Banksia menziesii Banksia menziesii Everywhere you looked…

4th March

…Asia to propagate from seed or cuttings. Acacia cultriformis Acacia cultriformis Acacia cultriformis The dogs have taken to eating camellia flowers. Brock started it and now they are all in…

4th August

…to its 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

6th August

…Dierama pulcherrimum Dierama pulcherrimum Dierama pulcherrimum Dierama pulcherrimum Acacia baileyana – 15-18ft tall. Acacia baileyana Acacia baileyana Acacia baileyana Grevillea rosemarinifolia – a rather tired old plant. Grevillea rosemarinifolia Grevillea…

13th February

…racemes of tiny globular yellow flowers lower down the stems in the old wood. Very pretty even if my pictures are crap in the wind. Acacia baileyana ‘Purpurea’ Acacia baileyana…

8th August

…– CHW Overhanging our garden is Acacia dealbata loaded with ripe seeds. They hang down in tassels like sophora seeds. Acacia dealbata Acacia dealbata One of those big leaved hebes…

21st February

…a week later than at Trewithen. Acacia melanoxylon Acacia melanoxylon Above the Top Wall are three good magnolias today. A Magnolia sargentiana var. robusta seedling which is a bit at…

8th February

…in tight bud. Acacia melanoxylon Acacia melanoxylon 2019 – CHW A huge elderly Magnolia campbellii seedling coming out in the mist above Crinodendron Hedge. Magnolia campbellii seedling A newly planted…

21st March

…Rhododendron ‘Harry Tagg’ Rhododendron ‘Harry Tagg’ Acacia full out by the Playhouse. Acacia Acacia 2019 – CHW A mild warm week with everything rushing out into leaf. The day before…