15th June

…pruning from six weeks ago has helped. Karpinus kawakamii Karpinus kawakamii Leptospermum lonigerum full out and a blaze of white. Leptospermum lonigerum Leptospermum lonigerum This I think might just be…

Irish trip April 2018

…in 1979. Shooting from the base. Leptospermum ericoides Leptospermum ericoides Nothofagus dombeyi with smaller leaves than some. Nothofagus dombeyi Nothofagus dombeyi Podocarpus totara ‘Aurea’ was a dramatic yellow in the…

24th May

…Paeonia delavayi self-sown seedling of Paeonia delavayi The leptospermum (unnamed) above the greenhouse has large flowers. It is not one that Burncoose stocks but is worth Asia propagating. leptospermum (unnamed)…

8th May

…anemonifolium Aesculus pavia ‘Atrosanguinea’ Aesculus pavia ‘Atrosanguinea’ Kunzea ambigua Kunzea ambigua Leptospermum grandiflorum Leptospermum grandiflorum Melaleuca squarrosa Melaleuca squarrosa Still a flower or two on Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ nearly four…

29th May

Leptospermum scoparium ‘County Park Blush’ has survived the ‘Beast’ in a chilly spot. A new variety to us presumably once bred by County Park nurseries in Essex. Leptospermum scoparium ‘County…

11th May

…occidentalis Banksia occidentalis Eucalyptus forrestiana – rather dull. Eucalyptus forrestiana Chamelancium uncinatum – rather like a leptospermum in its flowers. Chamelancium uncinatum Callistemon ‘Kings Park Special’ – very special indeed…