1st May

Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Lycopodiodes’ Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Lycopodiodes’ Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Lycopodiodes’ Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Lycopodiodes’ I investigated our other tree of Nothofagus dombeyi but it now has no branches below 20ft and no…

Irish trip April 2018

…and trailing not green as here. Dacryarpus dacrydiodes Dacryarpus dacrydiodes Dacryarpus dacrydiodes Chamaecyparis nookatensis ‘Jubilee’ was a fine feature plant with a pencil shape. Chamaecyparis nookatensis ‘Jubilee’ Chamaecyparis nookatensis ‘Jubilee’…

13th December

…a Camellia ‘Jury’s Yellow’. Camellia ‘Jury’s Yellow’ The Chamaecyparis squarrosa clump has now been uplifted, trimmed and burnt with a self-sown beech tree removed from the middle of it. Chamaecyparis

RHS Savill Garden – Flower Show Pictures – 2018

…‘Countess of Haddington’ (indoor grown) Rhododendron ‘Countess of Haddington’ Rhododendron ‘Countess of Haddington’ Pinus wallichiana with cones Pinus wallichiana Pinus wallichiana Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Little Spire’ Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Little Spire’ Chamaecyparis

April 2018 Irish trip ( Day 2)

…obtusa phillicoides. Chamaecyparis obtusa phillicoides Chamaecyparis obtusa phillicoides The largest Rhododendorn maddenii I have ever seen with gorgeous peeling bark. Rhododendorn maddenii Rhododendorn maddenii The battery tower built by the…

15th November

…‘Imbricata Pendula’. I saw this in Ireland at Fota as a huge pendulous tree and decided we needed one too. Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Imbricata Pendula’ Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Imbricata Pendula’ 2017 –…

31st January

…true to name. Camellia ‘Desire’ Chamaecyparis thyoides ‘Rubicon’ (‘Red Star’) looks completely dead at this time of the year. Unusual to say the least. Chamaecyparis thyoides ‘Rubicon’ Chamaecyparis thyoides ‘Rubicon’…

5th May

…magnolia magnolia Chamaecyparis formosensis (Taiwan cypress) was impressive. Chamaecyparis formosensis Meliosma alba (formerly Meliosma beaniana) in full flower. I have seen this only twice before at RBG Edinburgh and Caerhays….

8th May

…but I can never remember the conclusion. Yellow fruits. Malus transitoria Malus transitoria Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Ellwood’s Gold’ are an excellent windbreak for the cold east wind this week. Here showing…

11th March

…in a pot? (Recently reclassified as xanthocyparis rather than chamaecyparis.) Xanthocyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’ Xanthocyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’ Xanthocyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’ Xanthocyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’ Aucuba japonica ‘Dentata’ – for shape and density…