7th May

…‘Zlatia’ I am assuming this is the copper leaf coloured form of Fagus sylvatica ‘Asplenifolia’ so ‘Purpurea Asplenifolia’ I assume? Not listed in the new Hillier’s. Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Asplenifolia’?…

24th June

…now properly out with bees in attendance. Styrax wilsonii Styrax americanus is not quite out yet beside it. Styrax americanus Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Pendula’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Pendula’ Fagus sylvatica…

2nd April

…luminifera Betula pendula ssp. szechuanica ‘Liuba White’ was collected by Roy Lancaster in 1989 from 3,500 metres up from sea level in Sichuan and planted here in 2001. Betula pendula

24th August

…Eucryphia 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…

24th March

…I doubt it will survive but the twigs remain alive so there is hope. Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ Hoheria angustifolia is a semi-evergreen and looks in better shape….

20th November

…Cedrus deodara ‘Pendula’ at Tin Garden. This is the first time we have seen this on this 30+ year old tree. Cedrus deodara ‘Pendula’ Cedrus deodara ‘Pendula’ 2017 – CHW…

15th November

…‘Imbricata Pendula’. I saw this in Ireland at Fota as a huge pendulous tree and decided we needed one too. Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Imbricata Pendula’ Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Imbricata Pendula’ 2017 –…

13th November

…japonicus ‘Pendula’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pendula’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pendula’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pendula’ Despite it being mid November Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ still has full leaf and loads of flowers. Magnolia ‘Star Wars’…

11th March

…in a pot? (Recently reclassified as xanthocyparis rather than chamaecyparis.) Xanthocyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’ Xanthocyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’ Xanthocyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’ Xanthocyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’ Aucuba japonica ‘Dentata’ – for shape and density…

5th August

…tenax Colletia hystrix 12ftx10ft. Colletia hystrix Colletia hystrix Catalpa bignonoides full out rather earlier than usual. Catalpa bignonoides Catalpa bignonoides Cordyline australis ‘Purpurea’ with huge seed heads. Cordyline australis ‘Purpurea’…