5th August

…bignonoides Catalpa bignonoides Cordyline australis ‘Purpurea’ with huge seed heads. Cordyline australis ‘Purpurea’ Cordyline australis ‘Purpurea’ Cordyline australis ‘Purpurea’ A Cordyline australis tree or two alive and well here. Cordyline…

24th August

…x nymansensis ‘Nymansay’ A tail end flower on Catalpa x erubescens ‘Purpurea’ with secondary purple new growth appearing as well. Catalpa x erubescens ‘Purpurea’ Catalpa x erubescens ‘Purpurea’ Flower buds…

25th April

…drooping branches. Malus x purpurea ‘Crimson Cascade’ Malus x purpurea ‘Crimson Cascade’ Magnolia ‘Green Bee’ looking superb too. Magnolia ‘Green Bee’ Magnolia ‘Green Bee’ Betula utilis ‘Wakehurst Place Chocolate’ (Wakehurst…

17th May

…colour in the leaf. Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Staphylea holocarpa var rosea by the fernery is now a large plant showing up spectacularly today from the…

6th June

…baileyana ‘Purpurea’ Acacia baileyana ‘Purpurea’ 2016 – CHW The medlar tree is in place on the bank outside the front door for the official ‘planting’ ceremony by the Worshipful Company…

13th February

…it I do not ever remember seeing Acacia baileyana ‘Purpurea’ in flower before. Here a young plant by the packing shed with loads of purple new growth coming already and…

8th September

…Buddleia ‘Silver Anniversary’ Pseudopanax with seeds. Pseudopanax with seeds Rudbeckia triloba ‘Prairie Glow’ in full flower. Rudbeckia triloba ‘Prairie Glow’ Rudbeckia triloba ‘Prairie Glow’ Echinacea purpurea Echinacea purpurea Echinacea purpurea

24th March

…leader has been blown or snapped out of Catalpa x erubescens ‘Purpurea’. Catalpa x erubescens ‘Purpurea’ 2017 – CHW A Burncoose day to decide how to cope with a 34%…

13th July

…oxalis we all know and once stocked which is rather invasive with white flowers contrasting to the purple-black leaves. Oxalis purpurea from South Africa I am fairly sure. Oxalis purpurea

20th November

…well before Christmas last year. Seems to be a very early variety. Camellia ‘Takanini’ First flowers on Viola labradorica ‘Purpurea’. Viola labradorica ‘Purpurea’ Unusual to find a flower on Datura…