Irish trip April 2018

…sylvestris ‘Aurea’ Pinus sylvestris ‘Aurea’ Pinus parvifolius ‘Negishi’ was likewise. Pinus parvifolius ‘Negishi’ Pinus parvifolius ‘Negishi’ The front of Fota House run by a trust. The arboretum is state run…

14th April

…spread. Olearia solandri ‘Aurea’ Olearia solandri ‘Aurea’ Olearia solandri ‘Aurea’ Magnolia ‘Gold Cup’ is more ‘gold’ in bud than when open! Magnolia ‘Gold Cup’ Magnolia ‘Gold Cup’ Magnolia ‘Gold Cup’…

April 2018 Irish trip (Day 4)

…walled garden. Burncoose stocked this once and should do so again. Fritillaria imperialis ‘Aurea’ Fritillaria imperialis ‘Aurea’ Fritillaria imperialis ‘Aurea’ Ambrose restored this greenhouse but it is a wreck again…

13th July

…‘Albo-aurea’ Hakonechloa macra ‘Albo-aurea’ 2015 – CHW No entry 1927 – JCW The Gravetye Gardener saw over 100 blooms on Mag parviflora open since the first week in May. 1922…

30th July

…winter to tree conifers encroaching laurels and a large set of regrowth from an old oak stump getting in the way. Taxus baccata ‘Aurea’ Taxus baccata ‘Aurea’ Rubus phoenicolasius with…

24th July

…growth. Taxis baccata ‘Dovastonii Aurea’ Taxis baccata ‘Dovastonii Aurea’ Manglietia moto (now Magnolia kwangtungensis) with its huge goose or duck egg shaped buds high upon the tree. Manglietia moto Rhododendron…

30th August

…it has done its job. Slightly golden leaves and bark. Tiny but prolific flowers. Olearia solandri ‘Aurea’ Olearia solandri ‘Aurea’ Magnolia ‘March-till-Frost’ is living up to its name. Very dark…

7th April

…bitchiuense Rhododendron russatum flowering sparsely. Rhododendron russatum A bold show from Malus sieversii. Malus sieversii Malus sieversii Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aurea’ glowing in the sun. Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aurea’ Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aurea’…

14th December

…Taxus baccata ‘Repens Aurea’ Taxus baccata ‘Repens Aurea’ Juniperus pingii ‘Hulsdonk Yellow’ – another new one for next year which I may have photographed already. Not very yellow at all…

24th December

…the clearing above the greenhouse. Podocarpus totara ‘Aurea’ Podocarpus totara ‘Aurea’ Saw two house martens today overflying the lawn and twittering forlornly to each other. It is mild enough still…