8th September

…donax ‘Golden Chain’ Arundo donax ‘Golden Chain’ Arundo donax ‘Golden Chain’ Ligustrum japonicum ‘Aureum’ in full flower. Ligustrum japonicum ‘Aureum’ Ligustrum japonicum ‘Aureum’ Dregea sinensis Dregea sinensis Dregea sinensis 2016…

3rd June

…Tregrehan garden entrance. Pachystegia insignis Pachystegia insignis Rosa ‘Alberic Barbier’ (climber) on Tom’s wall. Rosa ‘Alberic Barbier’ Rosa ‘Alberic Barbier’ Rosa ‘Golden Showers’ (climber) beside it. Rosa ‘Golden Showers’ Rosa…

16th October

…a good show in the sales point. Celastrus orbiculatus Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ with larger yellow crab apples than seen elsewhere in this diary recently. Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ Another new entry…

23rd November

…Beni-yutaka’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’ with wonderful red autumn colour. The new leaves may be yellow but the winter colour is not! Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’…

20th April

…x williamsii ‘Caerhays’ Salix undensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ just leafing up in Tin Garden. Salix undensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ Salix undensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ Magnolia ‘Daybreak’ is darker than Magnolia ‘Peachy’ which is…

28th March

…is ‘Golden Oriole’ var Busaco which has more of an orange tinge. Rhododendron ‘Golden Oriole var Talavera’ Rhododendron ‘Golden Oriole var Talavera’ Beside it Cornus florida ‘Daybreak’ STILL has all…

26th September

…Queen’ A 35 year old Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ laden to the gunnels with fruit. Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ Corylus avellana ‘Contorta’ with nuts on an…

3rd May

…tree. Gleditsia sinensis Gleditsia sinensis Davidia involucrata var. vilmorimana ‘Golden Birr’ has golden young leaves and originated in Birr Castle in Ireland. Davidia involucrata var. vilmorimana ‘Golden Birr’ Davidia involucrata…

29th November

…‘Golden Sunshine’ produces golden autumn colours as well as genuinely yellow leaves in the spring and summer. Salix udensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ Salix udensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ Glyptostrobus pensilis ‘Wooly Mammoth’ has…

2nd February

…two in size. snowdrops on the lawn snowdrops on the lawn Rhododendron ‘Golden Oriole Talavera’ (formerly var ‘Talavera’) is very fine outside the front gate. Pale yellow. Golden Oriole var…