30th January

…single very light pink camellia outside the front door of The Copper House which sits nearby the nursery entrance. I think it is probably Camellia japonica ‘Akebono’ which was a…

24th March

…Co Some bought in Leucospermum cordifolium ‘Copper Carnival’ were in full flower. Leucospermum cordifolium ‘Copper Carnival’ Leucospermum cordifolium ‘Copper Carnival’ Leucadendron salignum x discolor ‘Sixteen Candles’ also just coming out…

13th January

…x intermedia ‘Copper Beauty’ (syn. ‘Jelena’) Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Copper Beauty’ (syn. ‘Jelena’) Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Diane’ Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Diane’ Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Aphrodite’ Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Aphrodite’ Hamamelis…

31st January

…the lawn here 30+ years ago. They were mounted on posts with clock face dials to record rainfall collected in the square tops which were copper and lead lined. As…

20th May

…judges Rupert Eley the ‘moderator’ or monitor of the judges. Rupert Eley Jonathon Jones and the smoking kettle on the Tregothnan stand (I was having a smoke too!). Jonathon Jones…

14th February

…fact correctly labelled. However it came originally from Sir Peter’s nursery (Eisenhut). Could it be that this is a pot and kettle labelling situation Sir Peter? Magnolia ‘Peter Smithers’ Magnolia…

9th May

…heat copper beech, birch and conifer seedlings have appeared on mossy banks above the fernery. self-sown seedlings self-sown seedlings Rhododendron royalii (pink form) was looking superb today but sadly is…

22nd April

…the future and the Copper House development project. Dog walking and a television engineer failed to interrupt us. Toona sinensi ‘Flamingo’ in the show tunnel was superb but its leaves…

19th March

…at its best. Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ 2021 – CHW A quick trip to Burncoose to get quotes from tree surgeons for work at The Copper House. Pieris japonica ‘Flaming Silver’…

2nd May

…as here. Rhododendron bureavii Staphylea holocarpa – the pure white form at Burncoose. Ours here are all pink or pinkish (Staphylea ‘Innocence’). Staphylea holocarpa Tree surgery complete at The Copper