28th August

Lace’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘White Lace’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Kyushu’ has smaller, more lacecap flowers and is more spreading but less tall overall. None the less the overall impact is just as…

11th July

…seen before. The leaves are not those of any other arborescens variety and contrast nicely with the frilly greenish flowers. Hydrangea arborescens ‘Emerald Lace’ Hydrangea arborescens ‘Emerald Lace’ Hydrangea arborescens…

1st May

…white new growth now. Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ Azalea ‘Black Hawk’ looking quite dazzling too. Azalea ‘Black Hawk’ Fiax baruminia according to the label. Possibly spelt wrong. No…

17th March

…trunk Nothofagus dombeyi Camellia ‘Black Lace’ Camellia ‘Black Lace’ Camellia ‘Black Lace’ Dacrycarpus dacrydioides trunk. These are growing as a clump of five trees. Dacrycarpus dacrydioides Dacrycarpus dacrydioides Rhododendron frangipanensis…

31st July

…Sambucus niger ‘Black Lace’ Sambucus niger ‘Black Lace’ Sorbus vilmorinii fruiting away on the drought to capacity. Sorbus vilmorinii Sorbus vilmorinii A very near black agapanthus which might have been…

2nd August

…do in a large pot. Hydrangea paniculata ‘White Lace’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘White Lace’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Pink Diamond’ – by Hovel turning in a huge clump of around eight feet tall….

3rd August

…– lower growing and a gentle light blue. Agapanthus ‘Lavender Haze’ Agapanthus ‘Lavender Haze’ Rudbeckia ‘Peking’ – very nice but perhaps not that different from others taken on this Isle…

24th July

…Haze’ – nothing startling but nice enough. Agapanthus ‘Lavender Haze’ Agapanthus ‘Lavender Haze’ Agapanthus ‘Windsor Grey’ – dull white-grey flowers. Agapanthus ‘Windsor Grey’ Agapanthus ‘Windsor Grey’ Miscanthus sacchariflorus – in…

29th May

…Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ Near Green Gate the original evergreen Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ with its peculiar white then yellow new growth contrasting nicely with its light mauve flowers. Caerhays bred but…

13th May

…‘Caerhays Lavender’ just going over and the yellow new growth is fading to green. What a wonderful plant this is with the two contrasting colours. Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ Azalea ‘Caerhays…