26th March

…must check the planting records for more information on the grower. dwarf growing forsythia dwarf growing forsythia 2016 – CHW A ghastly day of high wind and constant rain. Not…

12th November

…I think I planted this 45 years ago. Forsythia (?) ‘Lynwood’ Forsythia (?) ‘Lynwood’ Forsythia (?) ‘Lynwood’ Stewartia rostrata has dropped most of its purplish black leaves and the autumn…

6th February

…today at the nursery! Forsythia manchurica buds just showing colour. Forsythia manchurica Forsythia manchurica Azalea stenopetalum ‘Linearifolium’ with odd flowers out of season. Azalea stenopetalum ‘Linearifolium’ Azalea stenopetalum ‘Linearifolium’ Euonymus…

30th March

…I planted 40 years or so ago. This is the one pictured. The others have smaller flowers and are not showing at all yet. Forsythia x intermedia ‘Lynwood’ Forsythia x…

24th November

…– CHW Another forsythia out in flower in November. This is the second to show. Another forsythia Another forsythia This Mexican dahlia species was only planted in the spring. It…

22nd March

…dwarf Rhododendron canadense just coming into flower. Rhododendron canadense This (and other) forsythia had flowers in November. Perhaps some forsythias flower twice a year but I had thought the late…

Irish trip April 2018

…betulus Forsythia at its best. Forsythia Forsythia Seed pods still holding on Cercis siliquestrum but the seeds have long shed. Cercis siliquestrum A three and a half hour crossing in…

23rd October

…to capture some autumn colour with a thick jumper on! Forsythia ‘Lynwood’ has surprising red/bronze turning leaves. Forsythia ‘Lynwood’ Rhododendron fragrantissimum is shedding its older leaves in an attractive way….

7th December

…last two weeks. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ First flowers on the forsythia. We saw this sparse early flowering last year as well although the main flush came two months later. forsythia

15th March

…Tuttle’ The Forsythia which we saw out unusually early in November is now out again but with only a very few flowers. Forsythia Peace and quiet again after the excitements…