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

…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 flower spikes. Australian dianella species…

6th August

…fine clump although some flowers 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…

4th August

…tree with many seed pods. Acacia pravissima Acacia pravissima Acacia pravissima Eucalyptus amygdalina – with white flowers scented clearly of mint. A huge mature tree. Eucalyptus amygdalina Eucalyptus amygdalina Eucalyptus…

4th March

…to it in ‘New 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…

8th August

…were reduced to pulp last September. hedychium 2017 – CHW Overhanging our garden is Acacia dealbata loaded with ripe seeds. They hang down in tassels like sophora seeds. Acacia dealbata…

13th February

…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 greenhouses ready for…

6th June

…now flowering nicely through the conifer branches. white wisteria Look at this wonderful chunky new growth on an Acacia baileyana ‘Purpurea’ growing on the side of the packing shed. Acacia

11th March

…night Acacia potaczeki was attractive and new to me. Acacia potaczeki Acacia potaczeki Pieris formosa var forrestii ‘Rowallane Spike’ – flowers as its name implies. Pieris formosa var forrestii ‘Rowallane…

26th February

…The same stable and vintage as Magnolia ‘Genie’. Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’ 2015 – CHW ACACIA dealbata Acacia dealbata above the playhouse nearly out and around 15 to 18 feet tall. Unlike…