A trip to Tregrehan to study Hydrangeas

…a trio. Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group…

22nd July

HYDRANGEA ‘Taube’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks blue’ – very floriferous and vigorous grower Hydrangea ‘Fireworks blue’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks blue’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks pink’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks pink’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks pink’ Hydrangea ‘Hobelia’ – starts…

20th July

…ago at Trevarno where after dinner we once had a drunken inspection of the rather phallic buds. Hydrangea seemanii Hydrangea seemanii Hydrangea seemanii Hydrangea seemanii Hydrangea seemanii Hydrangea seemanii 1992…

27th July

…of the lacecap Hydrangea Taube at the top of the bank. Hydrangea Taube Hydrangea Taube Hydrangea Taube Below it a good blue mophead in the form of Hydrangea Enziandom. A…

30th July

…‘Blue Wave’ The Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ are now a huge clump above the drive. Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ The clump of Hydrangea paniculata ‘Kyushu’ is not as large…

24th August

…‘Vanille Fraise’ is just turning. Splendid! Hydrangea paniculata ‘Vanille Fraise’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Vanille Fraise’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Pink Diamond’ is not very pink really – more creamy-green. Hydrangea paniculata ‘Pink Diamond’…

28th June

…azalea Hydrangea longipipes is looking first rate. Somewhere between Hydrangea villosa and Hydrangea sargentiana I suppose but certainly earlier than both this year. Hydrangea longipipes Hydrangea longipipes Eucryphia lucida ‘Pink…

3rd August

…and lasting to Christmas without frost. The commonest hydrangea seen in Cornish woodland garden drives but none the worse for that. Hydrangea ‘Joseph Banks’ Hydrangea ‘Joseph Banks’ Hydrangea ‘Sheila’Not unlike…

27th June

…flowers still on Magnolia ‘Iolanthe’. Magnolia ‘Iolanthe’ Tucked away in the shade Hydrangea ‘Lanarth’ looks great. Hydrangea ‘Lanarth’ Hydrangea ‘Lanarth’ Hydrangea serrata ‘Shichidanka’ is a funny mix of pink and…

17th July

…involucrata just coming out. Nothing startling as yet. Hydrangea aspera ‘Kawakamii’ x Hydrangea involucrata Hydrangea aspera ‘Kawakamii’ x Hydrangea involucrata The agapanthus are just out – a wonderful plant. agapanthus…