A trip to Tregrehan to study Fagacaea

…cleistocarpus Itea yunnanensis in full flower with incredibly long flower tassels against a wall. Far better than Itea ilicifolia when you see it like this. Itea yunnanensis Itea yunnanensis Itea

5th July

…border, as here, although the flowers are nice enough. Triteleia laxa A fine stand of Yucca gloriosa in full flower. Yucca gloriosa Yucca gloriosa An elderly but very healthy Itea

7th November

…The autumn colour on Itea virginica was a stunning red. Itea virginica 2015 – CHW Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ got my vote as the very best pink flowered cornus seen this…

14th November

…‘Waverley’ still in full flower. Salvia ‘Waverley’ Salvia ‘Waverley’ Tibouchina urvilleana ‘Variegata’ Tibouchina urvilleana ‘Variegata’ Itea virginica ‘Merlot’ with autumn colours. Itea virginica ‘Merlot’ 2019 – CHW Camellia sasanqua ‘Dazzler’…

1st November

…month ago. Diospyros lotus Fothergilla major strutting its stuff. Fothergilla major A surprise unseasonal flower on Rhaphiolepsis umbellata. Rhaphiolepsis umbellata Grevillea juniperina sulphurea just in flower. Grevillea juniperina sulphurea Itea

24th July

…viewed can be seen if you click here but these were the highlights. Endless oaks are rather dull to most so here are a few flowers! Itea yunnanensis Calycanthus chinensis…