27th May

…sinonuttallii Rhododendron sinonuttallii Rhododendron sinonuttallii This ancient gaultheria species has never had a name in my time. Any ideas anyone? ancient gaultheria species ancient gaultheria species ancient gaultheria species During…

3rd September

…clump of Gaultheria hookeri or Vaccinium wardii with these pictures of the seed heads. Gaultheria I suspect. The ancient plant is half dead from the drought. Gaultheria hookeri Gaultheria hookeri…

29th May

…Time for some layering here. Gaultheria Gaultheria An odd and original gaultheria whose name I do not know. The plant died back but has rejuvenated itself. On the way along…

April 2018 Irish trip (Day 4)

…uva-ursi Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Gaultheria wardii from Yunnan also about to show nearby. Gaultheria wardii Gaultheria wardii Ilex dimorphophylla in a rockery. It is not a rockery species! Ilex dimorphophylla Magnolia…

19th November

…‘Ruby Wine’ Euonymus grandiflorus ‘Ruby Wine’ Cotoneaster ‘Skogholm’ looking very fine with its berries. Cotoneaster ‘Skogholm’ Gaultheria procumbens with particularly large red berries. Quite a sight! Gaultheria procumbens Gaultheria procumbens…

15th June

…Andrews thinks that this ancient gaultheria on Rookery Path opposite the Rhododendron falconeri is Gaultheria hookeri (Vaccinum wardii). Gaultheria hookeri Rhododendron ‘Tally Hoo Group’ is nearly over. Rhododendron ‘Tally Hoo…

29th September

…is still green. Cercis glabra Ilex verticillata berrying earlier than usual. Ilex verticillata Itea virginica ‘Henry’s Garnet’ also living well up to its name. Itea virginica ‘Henry’s Garnet’ Gaultheria mucronata…

3rd October

…information awaited. fungus Gaultheria mucronata ‘Bell’s Seedling’ looking plump and attractive in the nursery. Gaultheria mucronata ‘Bell’s Seedling’ Cyclamen coum with very varied leaf forms. Cyclamen coum Cyclamen hederifolium has…

15th December

…Tol’ Ilex aquifolium ‘Golden van Tol’ 2017 – CHW Gaultheria procumbens still with good clusters of red berries. Gaultheria procumbens Skimmia japonica ‘Veitchii’ just as good beside it. Skimmia japonica…

9th September

…Seed heads forming but not yet ripe on our ancient Gaultheria hookeri or Vaccinum wardii. Susyn Andrews needs ripe seeds to determine which naming is correct. Both plants very similar!…