9th March

…var. kurilensis ‘Brilliant’ Prunus nipponica var. kurilensis ‘Brilliant’ Prunus nipponica var. kurilensis ‘Brilliant’ We have layered the oldest clump of Rhododendron ‘Assaye’ over the years. As the huge branches have…

27th March

…with a sensational leaf/flower contrast. Loropetalum ‘Ruby Snow’ Loropetalum ‘Ruby Snow’ Telopea x speciosa ‘Braidwood Brilliant’ in flower. Telopea x speciosa ‘Braidwood Brilliant’ Telopea x speciosa ‘Braidwood Brilliant’ Magnolia ‘Sentinel’…

29th March

…can be a 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…

10th April

…White’ ‘Braidwood Brilliant’ TELOPEA ‘Braidwood Brilliant’ TELOPEA ‘Braidwood Brilliant’ speciosissima TELOPEA speciosissima Rhododendron ‘Lady Alice Fitzwilliam’ on the drive. Rhododendron ‘Lady Alice Fitzwilliam’ Rhododendron ‘Lady Alice Fitzwilliam’ Rhododendron ‘Lady Alice…

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

…Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ The new Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ in bud. Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Royal Crown’ nicely out in a tunnel. Magnolia ‘Royal Crown’ Magnolia ‘Royal Crown’…

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…

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…

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…

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…