7th May

…sylvatica ‘Purpurea Asplenifolia’? A young Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea’ at the top of the bank above the old dog kennels. Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea’ As last year a good sized flower on…

24th June

…sylvatica ‘Purpurea Pendula’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Pendula’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Pendula’ Had we been at the Hampton Court show in 10 days’ time this would have been a feature plant…

2nd April

…‘Pendula’ given to us (two plants) in about 1991 by Kew (Wakehurst?). This has made more room for a yellow variegated Osmanthus and Kalmias nearby. Podocarpus nubigenus ‘Pendula’ Magnolia ‘Rebecca’s…

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

…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. No real harm here I suspect…

20th November

…time we have seen this on this 30+ year old tree. Cedrus deodara ‘Pendula’ Cedrus deodara ‘Pendula’ 2017 – CHW A visit to the nursery to have a good walk…

11th March

…a saleable state 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…

13th November

…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’ Rhododendron keysii…

14th June

…of the trunk. Carpinus betulus ‘Purpurea’ Carpinus betulus ‘Purpurea’ Carpinus betulus ‘Purpurea’ Carpinus orientalis ‘Perdica’ with very small leaves. Carpinus orientalis ‘Perdica’ Carpinus orientalis ‘Perdica’ Carpinus rankanensis (the second younger…

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’…