6th January

elegans in full flower with plenty of bud on a large multi-stemmed bush in full leaf. There is always confusion with C. elegans and Cestrum fasciculatum / C. fasciculatum ‘Newellii’….

8th April

…to obtain. Camellia japonica ‘Matterhorn’ Camellia japonica ‘Matterhorn’ Staphylea elegans won its class. Staphylea elegans Staphylea elegans Malus ‘Everest’ was good too. Malus ‘Everest’ Malus ‘Everest’ Rhododendron ‘Cowslip’ – a…

30th July

…The foliage is different though. Cestrum elegans Cestrum elegans Cestrum elegans Rudbeckia ‘Prairie Glow’ is probably sufficiently different and bicolor to make it a useful addition to the catalogue if…

18th June

…and a couple of buds on Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ Hosta sieboldiana elegans in full flower. Hosta sieboldiana elegans Hosta sieboldiana elegans 2017 – CHW…

19th April

…azalea hybrids Staphylea ‘Elegans’ coming nicely into flower in the strong east wind today which has made photography difficult. Staphylea ‘Elegans’ Staphylea ‘Elegans’ Staphylea colchica ‘Innocence’ as we now think…

24th January

…falconeri Cryptomeria japonica ‘Elegans Aurea’ is a wonderful windbreak and attractive with the sun catching the top of this bulging multi stemmed ‘feathery’ small tree. Cryptomeria japonica ‘Elegans Aurea’ Cryptomeria…

5th August

…and about 2in long. Staphylea x elegans Staphylea x elegans Just a couple of seed pods today on Staphylea trifolia. This species can be identified by its three leaflets (although…

28th April

…April on Tresco? I wonder what the record height actually is? Echium pininana Echium pininana Staphylea x elegans is also a late flowerer compared to the rest. A tinge of…

8th July

…invasive gorse, bramble and bracken under control. view Then back to more normality in the garden! Hosta sieboldiana ‘Elegans’ growing in full shade under a camellia. Hosta sieboldiana ‘Elegans’ Rhododendron…

20th July

…Desmodium elegans in full flower. A delicate blue colour on a tall erect bush. Desmodium elegans Dicentra scandens just out. Dicentra scandens Hydrangea serrata ‘Garden House Beauty’ looking superb. Should…