6th May

…Fire’ Viburnum odoratissimum full out today. Viburnum odoratissimum Viburnum odoratissimum Viburnum odoratissimum Fagus sylvatica ‘Brathay Purple’ has peculiar curled and twisted leaves. Fagus sylvatica ‘Brathay Purple’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Franken’ has…

7th May

…clump is 15ft tall and equally as wide. Buddleia salvifolia Buddleia salvifolia Fagus sylvatica ‘Zlatia’ has soft yellow leaves at first (as here) but they turn green later. Fagus sylvatica…

16th May

…to have put it with hindsight! Planted at the same time as ‘Zlatia’. Fagus sylvatica ‘Asplenifolia’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Asplenifolia’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Asplenifolia’ When we cleared Sinogrande Walk of ponticum this…

1st May

…before just into leaf. Fagus sylvatica ‘Bicolor Sartini’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Bicolor Sartini’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Bicolor Sartini’ Crataegus wattiana is a new 2021 addition to the Burncoose catalogue. Large flower clusters….

11th May

…fully out but a 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…

19th May

…with. Rhododendron elliottii Rhododendron elliottii Fagus sylvatica ‘Aurea Pendula’ looking splendid in the early morning sun. This plant once went to Chelsea but is now growing away well. Fagus sylvatica…

14th May

…Lonicera periclymenum ‘Belgica’ You 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

6th October

…CHW A few more new plants for the 2017 Burncoose catalogue.Fagus longipetiolata is as its name implies. Two incorrectly named plants in the garden here. Fagus longipetiolata Fagus longipetiolata Ilex…

11th April

…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’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Asplenifolia’ First flowers out…

24th June

…decorum Styrax wilsonii now properly out with bees in attendance. Styrax wilsonii Styrax americanus is not quite out yet beside it. Styrax americanus Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Pendula’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea…