27th May

…plant perhaps. Aesculus flava Aesculus flava Aesculus sylvatica. Very dense panicles with red insides to the trumpets. Another one we have not seen in flower before here. Aesculus sylvatica Aesculus

11th May

are Aesculus indica so now I am more than suspicious! Aesculus chinensis Aesculus chinensis Aesculus glabra I think, the red horse chestnut. Aesculus glabra Aesculus glabra Crataegus wattiana is thornless…

4th September

…not in Hillier’s. Aesculus woerlitzensis Aesculus woerlitzensis Aesculus woerlitzensis 2016 – CHW We travel to look at magnolias in Old Park and Forty Acres and are in for a few…

30th May

…Rhododendron ‘Loch Levan’ Aesculus flava. I am getting into an aesculus muddle and need to regroup and think this all through. Edwina has however helped me out. Aesculus Aesculus 2016…

25th May

…appeared. Aesculus sylvatica Aesculus sylvatica Aesculus sylvatica The younger of our two Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ is growing in full sun. Its flowering is later than the much older plant by…

25th April

…reverted to green and needs cutting out. Aesculus carnea ‘Aureomarginata’ Aesculus carnea ‘Aureomarginata’ Aesculus carnea ‘Aureomarginata’ Malus x purpurea ‘Crimson Cascade’ planted this year and now flowering well on its…

5th June

…or yellow. Aesculus wilsonii Aesculus wilsonii Enkianthus hirtinervus is also a month later than all the other species and varieties located together on Hovel Cart Road. Huge flower trusses and…

22nd August

…Close. x neglecta is a cross between Aesculus flava and Aesculus sylvatica. Aesculus x glaucescens Aesculus x glaucescens A single secondary flower on Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’. Rather a darker colour than…

29th April

…and we have lost three out of five planted out. Tom says it is very early into leaf and loses come from late frost. AESCULUS wangii AESCULUS wangii AESCULUS wangii…

26th July

…how other species of aesculus were over with Aesculus wilsonii the last to finish flowering. This is a suckering clump forming shrub from SE USA. White flowers with red anthers…