24th July

…growth. Taxis baccata ‘Dovastonii Aurea’ Taxis baccata ‘Dovastonii Aurea’ Manglietia moto (now Magnolia kwangtungensis) with its huge goose or duck egg shaped buds high upon the tree. Manglietia moto Rhododendron…

Irish trip April 2018

…sylvestris ‘Aurea’ Pinus sylvestris ‘Aurea’ Pinus parvifolius ‘Negishi’ was likewise. Pinus parvifolius ‘Negishi’ Pinus parvifolius ‘Negishi’ The front of Fota House run by a trust. The arboretum is state run…

14th April

…spread. Olearia solandri ‘Aurea’ Olearia solandri ‘Aurea’ Olearia solandri ‘Aurea’ Magnolia ‘Gold Cup’ is more ‘gold’ in bud than when open! Magnolia ‘Gold Cup’ Magnolia ‘Gold Cup’ Magnolia ‘Gold Cup’…

April 2018 Irish trip (Day 4)

…walled garden. Burncoose stocked this once and should do so again. Fritillaria imperialis ‘Aurea’ Fritillaria imperialis ‘Aurea’ Fritillaria imperialis ‘Aurea’ Ambrose restored this greenhouse but it is a wreck again…

13th July

…‘Albo-aurea’ Hakonechloa macra ‘Albo-aurea’ 2015 – CHW No entry 1927 – JCW The Gravetye Gardener saw over 100 blooms on Mag parviflora open since the first week in May. 1922…

19th October

…secondary new growth in the show tunnel. Catalpa bignonoides ‘Aurea’ Catalpa bignonoides ‘Aurea’ Rhus typhina ‘Tiger Eyes’ with flower but the autumn colours have nearly gone over. Rhus typhina ‘Tiger…

30th July

…‘Aurea’ Taxus baccata ‘Aurea’ Rubus phoenicolasius with nearly ripe fruit which the pheasant poults will soon find and eat. Rubus phoenicolasius Rubus phoenicolasius The dwarf growing and, here, top grafted…

30th August

…done its job. Slightly golden leaves and bark. Tiny but prolific flowers. Olearia solandri ‘Aurea’ Olearia solandri ‘Aurea’ Magnolia ‘March-till-Frost’ is living up to its name. Very dark coloured flowers…

7th April

…bitchiuense Rhododendron russatum flowering sparsely. Rhododendron russatum A bold show from Malus sieversii. Malus sieversii Malus sieversii Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aurea’ glowing in the sun. Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aurea’ Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aurea’…

29th June

…taken in before. Growing vigorous new canes now and rather attractive. Phyllostachys aurea ‘Argenteovariegata’ Phyllostachys aurea ‘Argenteovariegata’ Carpinus fangiana is another species which I had missed out on photographing. This…