24th April

…full out by the side door. One of the very last camellias to perform. Camellia ‘Tricolor’ Camellia ‘Tricolor’ Increasingly this looks like our only plant of Spiraea bolenderi [pics for…

28th August

…flowers set against the yellow edged leaves is an excellent contrast. Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ 2015 – CHW In Kennel Close planting to catch up on early autumn:…

22nd August

…of fruit but mice or birds are devouring them quickly. Rubus tricolor Rubus tricolor 2016 – CHW We may be having a fairly decent summer but these three rhododendrons and…

14th May

…Lonicera periclymenum ‘Belgica’ You have to be early in the year to see the three colours properly in the leaves of Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’. Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Fagus…

17th May

…You have to look to the leaf edges to see rather tiny and irregular evidence of the third colour in the leaf. Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’…

3rd May

…hybrid). Slow growing and small bushes. No idea why these have been allowed to die out in the nursery trade. Azalea ‘Crocea Tricolor’ Azalea ‘Crocea Tricolor’ Picea smithiana with new…

5th April

…white but here they contrast nicely with the other leaves which are green edged white. Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Magnolia soulangeana ‘Dr Callies’ quite good in the sun. Magnolia soulangeana…

3rd August

…lacecap is a weak colour. Needs to be grown in more shade and shelter. Planted 2002. Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Hydrangea ‘Joseph Banks’At Burncoose on the drive the clump is…

18th August

…only be maintained with a long ladder. The fruits are orange and delicious both to birds and small boys. Much enjoyed with my cornflakes. Rubus tricolor Rubus tricolor Evidence of…

24th October

…on the Rubus tricolor. Rubus tricolor A leak on the water line from the top lodge to Karol’s house has wasted £1,200 of water. The leak was outside Karol’s backdoor…