April 2018 Irish trip (Day 3)

…towers over tree ferns. huge Eucalyptus globulus huge Eucalyptus globulus huge Eucalyptus globulus Saprophytic ferns grow on the tree trunks – perhaps a polypodium leaf? Saprophytic ferns Tree ferns abound…

30th September

…survive a hot spell next year. Tree ferns Tree ferns A flower or two on Rhododendron mucronulatum which will be out in two months anyway. A secondary flower or the…

21st April

…175 odd were by far the most lengthy to write and difficult requiring plenty of research about plants I knew little about (eg ferns). I would now be happy to…

29th September

…growing from the trunk too as it all decays. ferns have colonised this old Pinus insignis ferns have colonised this old Pinus insignis 2016 – CHW The one seed pod…

14th October

…There is a yew tree nearby and presumably a mouse or a squirrel hid the seed here. Tree ferns in the quarry Tree ferns in the quarry A Parrotia subaequalis…

April 2018 Irish trip ( Day 2)

…boathouse Ferns growing on tree trunk trunks – no idea how to name these. Ferns growing on tree trunk trunks Ferns growing on tree trunk trunks The tree fern grove…

5th July

…even more bluish leaves. Planted 2017 and a gift from Peter Moore. Said to be very hardy. Buddleia limitanea Buddleia limitanea Buddleia limitanea Fagus sylvatica ‘Prince George of Crete’ has…

27th June

…turn a hair in ‘The Beast’ so seems hardy enough. Escallonia tucumanensis Escallonia tucumanensis Escallonia tucumanensis Clethra fabri (FMW 713037) with two large multiple flower spikes appearing. Dark foliage with…

6th March

…hard at the Isla Rose Plantation. party somewhat exhausted party somewhat exhausted The tree ferns again blasted but unbowed. tree ferns 2017 – CHW Showers and brief sunny periods. Rhododendron…

21st May

…to be simply a hosta company and now they have acquired a fern business as well. Quite what ferns and hostas have to do with the orient express is anyone’s…