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…

13th July

…Hakonechloa macra ‘Albo-aurea’ Hakonechloa macra ‘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…

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…

30th August

…and bark. Tiny but prolific flowers. Olearia solandri ‘Aurea’ Olearia solandri ‘Aurea’ Magnolia ‘March-till-Frost’ is living up to its name. Very dark coloured flowers indeed and much darker than last…

7th April

…Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aurea’ glowing in the sun. Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aurea’ Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aurea’ Mahonia nervosa as a mature clump and full out. The mahonia collection here is most impressive. Mahonia…

7th May

…Camellia mathotiana ‘Alba’. Another Chelsea feature over. Camellia mathotiana ‘Alba’ 2017 – CHW Some gentle rain over the weekend but not enough!Fagus sylvatica ‘Aurea Pendula’ glowing with its new leaves….

14th December

a new golden yew. A new introduction for next year’s catalogue and website I guess. Taxus baccata ‘Repens Aurea’ Taxus baccata ‘Repens Aurea’ Juniperus pingii ‘Hulsdonk Yellow’ – another new…

19th May

…but is now growing away well. Fagus sylvatica ‘Aurea Pendula’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Aurea Pendula’ 2017 – CHW We arrive at the Chelsea Flower Show before midday. The stand is well…

16th May

…a good addition to the flowering spectacle of the drive as the azaleas approach their best. Syringa vulgaris ‘Sensation’ Syringa vulgaris ‘Sensation’ We looked at Fagus sylvatica ‘Aurea Pendula’ last…

14th May

…sylvatica ‘Aurea Pendula’ stands out superbly now that the encroaching camellia has been cut back beside it. What a special tree. It needs some shade to avoid scorching the yellow…