10th April

…maudiae Michelia maudiae Wonderful Telopeas in full flower too in the nursery:‘Shady Lady White’ TELOPEA ‘Shady Lady White’ TELOPEA ‘Shady Lady White’ ‘Braidwood Brilliant’ TELOPEA ‘Braidwood Brilliant’ TELOPEA ‘Braidwood Brilliant’…

29th March

…shy flowerer but not this year. The cold has had certain side benefits perhaps. Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ 2017 – CHW This is the unnamed Symplocus species which…

11th July

…Musa velutina Musa velutina Agapanthus ‘Brilliant Blue’ was another good dark form not seen before. Agapanthus ‘Brilliant Blue’ Agapanthus ‘Brilliant Blue’ Acanthus hungaricus is not a species which Burncoose stocks…

17th March

…at Portholland emerges from the canopy cover and scaffolding to reveal £200k of new roof. new roof Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ full out today at the nursery. Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ Prunus…

16th August

…pots to go in the borders next year – many Lilium ‘Stargazer’. Lilies Lilies 2019 – CHW Meanwhile at home Aronia arbutifolia ‘Brilliant’ in the Isla Rose Plantation is covered…

27th August

…autumn colours. Rhododendron pentaphyllum Fine autumn colour already on Oxydendron arboreum. What could be redder than this in August? Oxydendron arboreum Oxydendron arboreum Sedum spectabile ‘Brilliant’ sitting alongside Senecio ‘Angel…

20th November

…autumn colour. Cornus florida ‘Daybreak’ Cornus florida ‘Daybreak’ Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ and it is! Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ Another new plant to us for the new 2018 catalogue: Viburnum ‘Blue Muffin’…

6th September

…grow well. Daphne odora ‘Mae-jima’ Daphne odora ‘Mae-jima’ Sedum spectabile ‘Brilliant’ – one forgets just how showy these can be in September. Sedum spectabile ‘Brilliant’ 2015 – CHW Seeds on…

8th November

…of the tree have fallen but still nice brilliant yellow colours lower down. Pterocarya fraxinifolia Pterocarya fraxinifolia Pterocarya fraxinifolia Pterocarya fraxinifolia The magnolias outside the back yard are turning fast…

10th September

…longer. Hydrangea aspera Villosa Group Hydrangea aspera Villosa Group One forgets just how attractive the leaf arrangement is on Ginko biloba even before the brilliant autumn yellowing. Just look at…