9th March

…shady here really for it but not a bad show. Pink buds opening white. Prunus nipponica var. kurilensis ‘Brilliant’ Prunus nipponica var. kurilensis ‘Brilliant’ Prunus nipponica var. kurilensis ‘Brilliant’ We…

29th March

…The cold has had certain side benefits perhaps. Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ 2017 – CHW This is the unnamed Symplocus species which Susyn Andrews will hopefully name and…

10th April

…flower too in the nursery:‘Shady Lady White’ TELOPEA ‘Shady Lady White’ TELOPEA ‘Shady Lady White’ ‘Braidwood Brilliant’ TELOPEA ‘Braidwood Brilliant’ TELOPEA ‘Braidwood Brilliant’ speciosissima TELOPEA speciosissima Rhododendron ‘Lady Alice Fitzwilliam’…

11th July

…‘Brilliant Blue’ Agapanthus ‘Brilliant Blue’ Acanthus hungaricus is not a species which Burncoose stocks but not that different really. Acanthus hungaricus Acanthus hungaricus Acanthus hungaricus Kniphofia ‘Mango Popsicle’ – an…

17th March

…and scaffolding to reveal £200k of new roof. new roof Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ full out today at the nursery. Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ The new Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’…

27th August

…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 Wings’ makes…

6th September

…will be tricky to 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…

20th November

…in Pink’ Cornus florida ‘Daybreak’ with a wonderful mix of autumn colour. Cornus florida ‘Daybreak’ Cornus florida ‘Daybreak’ Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ and it is! Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ Another new plant…

16th August

…home Aronia arbutifolia ‘Brilliant’ in the Isla Rose Plantation is covered in fruits for the first time. Aronia arbutifolia ‘Brilliant’ The second batch of young swallows this summer fledge from…

14th November

…with plentiful berries. Photinia niitakayamensis The fruits on Cornus capitata are nearly ripe. Cornus capitata They contrast well with the group of Picea glauca ‘Piccolo’ below. Picea glauca ‘Piccolo’ Brilliant