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…

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…

29th September

…decays. ferns have colonised this old Pinus insignis ferns have colonised this old Pinus insignis 2016 – CHW The one seed pod on the Magnolia officinalis var biloba is maturing…

21st April

…to flower. Excellent scent and well worth its place. Seems hardy and quite easy to grow. Cuttings? Now renamed M cavaleriei. Michelia platypetala Michelia platypetala Michelia platypetala Michelia xanthantha (now…

11th July

…so good both Japonica and Wilsoni. Also Eriogynum excellent. No Auriculatum white hybrids out yet. After a long cold dry spring much rain for weeks. Tree ferns beginning to move…

1st April

…watermeadows yesterday and heard a skylark on Tuesday. Spring is here! 2015 – CHW Specimen tree ferns planted Planting of the new fernery goes well in Cheshire despite a strong…

21st May

…as well. Quite what ferns and hostas have to do with the orient express is anyone’s guess and the two look entirely ridiculous together. The Hillier’s stand which is not…

27th June

…it, Arums have been very good, Rosa prunonii just shows colour. Bamboos but lately starting, some Tree Ferns only just starting. 1900 – JCW I came back from London, things…

16th December

…tender than some species but this may well not turn out to be true. Schefflera gracilis Schefflera gracilis Schefflera gracilis Schefflera gracilis Schefflera taiwaniana we know to be perfectly hardy….

2nd June

…side of a palm tree. Unknown exotic bilbergia/orchid Unknown exotic bilbergia/orchid Cyathea medullaris – one of two mature tree ferns of this species here. Cyathea medullaris The scented Rhododendron liliflora…