April 2018 Irish trip ( Day 2)

…in full flower too. Pittosporum eugenoides Dicksonia fibrosa fronds untouched by cold. Dicksonia fibrosa More than could be said for the older mature plant a few yards away. Well wrapped…

26th October

…not have the actual evidence in front of you. Now a mature and well established plant. Dicksonia antarctica Dicksonia antarctica 2002 – FJW Sasanqua just coming – first to flower…

22nd September

…coming up here and there in dark shady wet places around the fernery. Dicksonia antarctica Dicksonia antarctica Yet more unusual fungi which may or may not be edible? fungi fungi…

29th March

…of the plants are fine and putting on new growth. Frost damage to callistemon Rhododendron burmanicum full out. Larger flowers than you would get outside. Rhododendron burmanicum Rhododendron burmanicum Dicksonia

12th November

…was a record of Dischloridium laeense which grows on Australian Tree Fern (Dicksonia antarctica) . Paul Cannon and Paul Kirk seem to have collected this on maybe more that one…

26th September

…this species do this before. Rhododendron yakushimanum A fine combination of Dicksonia antarctica and Anemone x hybrida ‘Honorine Jobert’. Dicksonia antarctica and Anemone x hybrida ‘Honorine Jobert’ A fine mature…

3rd March

…tree fern on the main ride. Its a bit thin on top but, as usual, Dicksonia antarctica lives up to its name for indestructability It came through worse than this…