3rd October

…Burncoose with Rob Toy in front of it. No flowers or berries to be seen! Ilex mutchagara We saw Acer ‘Silver Cardinal’ (formerly x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’) with seed heads…

5th August

…conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’ with, as usual, exceptional secondary new growth which is pink and white becoming mottled green and white. Acer x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’ Acer x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’…

29th October

…Pseudowintera colorata ‘Red Glow’ Pseudowintera colorata ‘Red Glow’ Pseudowintera colorata ‘Moulin Rouge’ – some way between all of them. Pseudowintera colorata ‘Moulin Rouge’ Pseudowintera colorata ‘Moulin Rouge’ These pseudowintera are…

13th September

Rouge’ comes into its best leaf colour in the autumn. Pseudowintera ‘Moulin Rouge’ Pseudowintera ‘Moulin Rouge’ Enkianthus campanulatus with wonderful red stems and ripening seed heads. Enkianthus campanulatus Chaenomeles x…

13th July

…and an exceptional ‘snake-bark’ stem. Acer x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’ Acer x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’ The Betula utilis ssp. jacquemontii circles were growing well. Betula utilis ssp. jacquemontii Betula utilis…

4th April

…worse and only Sky News had some vestiges of common sense. Magnolia ‘Rouged Alabaster’ is hidden away but is doing well at 18ft or so. The bit of ‘rouge’ is…

11th February

…Corylopsis pauciflora x 3 Hippophae Leikora Hipophae Pollmix Ilex Sunny Foster Pittosporum napaulaensis Pseudowintera Moulin Rouge Rhus Tiger Eyese large Ribes speciosum x 3 Sophora Dragon’s Gold Sorbaria Sem x…

27th September

…striped bark. Is it better than the Acer conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’ at Burncoose? Acer x conspicuum ‘Phoenix’ Acer x conspicuum ‘Phoenix’ Acer x conspicuum ‘Phoenix’ A filthy day all day….

6th October

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2021 – CHW A trip to Tregrehan where I made the cardinal sin of confusing…

27th March

…opening. Monarch open and nearly all King A. 1904 – JCW Picked a Cam reticulata well out, only half King A open. 1901 – JCW Jacko shows colour and Cardinal