29th October

…the show today of the cotinus varieties in the nursery:Cotinus coggygria – who would not grow this for autumn colour! Cotinus coggygria Cotinus coggygria Cotinus coggygria ‘Smoky Joe’ – hints…

6th November

…albidum Sassafras albidum Chimonanthus praecox a lovely yellow. Chimonanthus praecox Cotinus coggygria ‘Lilla’ showing a nice mixture of colours. Cotinus coggygria ‘Lilla’ Cotinus coggygria ‘Old Fashioned’ just starting to turn…

21st November

…x williamsii unnamed Camellia x williamsii Cotinus ‘Grace’ with a mixture of colour. ‘Scarlet’ says Hillier’s but it is more than this today here. Cotinus ‘Grace’ Cotinus ‘Pink Champagne’ turns…

8th October

…‘Fragrant Fountain’ Cotinus coggyria ‘Lilla’ appears to be dwarfish in habit with bronze leaves that show a hint of red on the newer growth. Cotinus coggyria ‘Lilla’ Cotinus coggyria ‘Lilla’…

23rd July

…coulteri Clematis x durandii and Acca sellowiana Clematis x durandii and Acca sellowiana 2020 – CHW Cotinus ‘Grace’ with its second set of new growth Cotinus ‘Grace’ Cotinus ‘Grace’ The…

16th October

…Photinia davidiana ‘Palette’ Vaccinum cylindraceum performing a secondary flowering which I have not seen before but apparently this is not unusual. Vaccinum cylindraceum Cotinus ‘Old Fashioned’ putting on a superb…

20th November

…Pyrus colleryana ‘Chanticleer’ with splendid orange, red and yellow colour in the cash point today. Pyrus colleryana ‘Chanticleer’ Pyrus colleryana ‘Chanticleer’ Cotinus ‘Grace’ is equally good alongside it. Cotinus ‘Grace’…

22nd November

…as ever. Prunus ‘Shirotae’ Prunus ‘Shirotae’ Cotinus coccygra ‘Rubnifolia’ was cut back recently and is still in full new growth. Cotinus coccygra ‘Rubnifolia’ Enkianthus deflexus with nice autumn tints on…