17th April

…and yellow work well together here. Ceanothus ‘Trewithen Blue’ Ceanothus ‘Trewithen Blue’ and Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘Gold Rush’. Ceanothus ‘Trewithen Blue’ Prunus ‘Gyoiko’ with its greenish-white semi-double flowers streaked green below…

15th May

…Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ Ceanothus thrysiflorus ‘Snow Showers’ making good headway in the Isla Rose Plantation. Ceanothus thrysiflorus ‘Snow Showers’ Ceanothus thrysiflorus ‘Snow Showers’ Ceanothus thrysiflorus ‘Snow Showers’ 2019 –…

8th April

…Sassafras albidum Sassafras albidum Sassafras albidum Podocarpus nivalis ‘Ruapehu’ on a rockery bed. Podocarpus nivalis ‘Ruapehu’ The rare Ceanothus cuneatus var ramulosus which we should stock. Ceanothus cuneatus var ramulosus…

Irish trip April 2018

…to collect Thomas Methuen-Campbell. Osmanthus delavayi full out and looking fine. One of four in square beds featuring a magnolia. Osmanthus delavayi Osmanthus delavayi Typical snow damage on Ceanothus thyrsiflorus…

14th December

…Correa harrisii Ceanothus ‘Dark Star’ with flowers. Ceanothus ‘Dark Star’ The magnolia tunnel all tidied and re-potted. See the before and after! magnolia tunnel magnolia tunnel Solarium jasminum ‘Album’ still…

23rd October

…couple of flowers. Rhododendron edgeworthii Ceanothus x pallidus ‘Perle Rose’ in full flower. Ceanothus x pallidus ‘Perle Rose’ The first time I have noticed autumn colour (of sorts) on Melliodendron…

6th April

…Young Cattle A rather wind battered clump of Ceanothus ‘Trewithen Blue’ starting to come out. Ceanothus ‘Trewithen Blue’ More overnight frost really has cut back the Gunnera manicata by the…

10th July

…over the valley with a young aralia in the foreground. How many miles? the valley Phlox [?] and Ceanothus ‘Pearle Rose’. PHLOX x paniculata blue paradise AND ceanothus perle rose…

5th February

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2022 – CHW First flowers out on Ceanothus arboreus ‘Trewithen Blue’ below the Tower. Ceanothus

29th July

…Chiffon’ – attractive but a bit too tender to grow properly outside? Hibiscus syriacus ‘Blue Chiffon’ Hibiscus syriacus ‘Starburst Chiffon’ Hibiscus syriacus ‘Starburst Chiffon’ The dark foliage on Ceanothus ‘Tuxedo’…