6th May

…odoratissimum Viburnum odoratissimum Fagus sylvatica ‘Brathay Purple’ has peculiar curled and twisted leaves. Fagus sylvatica ‘Brathay Purple’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Franken’ has equally odd mottled white and cream leaves. Fagus sylvatica…

7th May

…leaf coloured form of Fagus sylvatica ‘Asplenifolia’ so ‘Purpurea Asplenifolia’ I assume? Not listed in the new Hillier’s. Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Asplenifolia’? A young Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea’ at the top…

16th May

…not just named ‘Aurea’? Fagus sylvatica ‘Zlatia’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Zlatia’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Zlatia’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Asplenifolia’ – one of my first purchases from David Knuckey and the old South Down…

1st May

…Sartini’ especially attractive today. I had never seen it before just into leaf. Fagus sylvatica ‘Bicolor Sartini’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Bicolor Sartini’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Bicolor Sartini’ Crataegus wattiana is a new…

11th May

…huge bract! Cornus ‘Venus’ Cornus ‘Venus’ Cornus ‘Venus’ Fagus grandiflora var. mexicana looks tenderish and has dieback. Fagus grandiflora var. mexicana Crataegus wattiana now in full flower. Crataegus wattiana Crataegus…

14th May

…have to be early in the year to see the three colours properly in the leaves of Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’. Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Iris…

29th May

…– CHW Fagus longipetiolata just in leaf with (initially) attractive and large coppery coloured leaves. The upper new growth twigs droop downwards. An excellent ornamental species. Fagus longipetiolata Fagus longipetiolata…

11th April

…Street. It is one of the very last of the non-yellow magnolias to perform. pure white magnolia First leaves out on Fagus sylvatica ‘Asplenifolia’ in the sun. Fagus sylvatica ‘Asplenifolia’…

23rd June

…the flesh before. Hardly looks like a beech until you see the trunk. Slow growing. Fagus engleriana Fagus engleriana Magnolia macrophylla subsp. ashei was also full of flower. Smaller in…

30th May

…Friesland’ Salvia ‘Ost Friesland’ Fagus orientalis looks an interesting new species. Zigzag shaped new growth and large leaves. Fagus orientalis Fagus orientalis 2017 – CHW After two overcast drizzly days…