24th April

…scent.Camellia ‘Tricolor’ 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…

28th August

…less exposed and windy position where it would get less dieback. Nevertheless the blue lacecap flowers set against the yellow edged leaves is an excellent contrast. Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’…

22nd August

…Rubus tricolor Rubus tricolor 2016 – CHW We may be having a fairly decent summer but these three rhododendrons and azaleas are reshooting well despite only having been cut back…

14th May

…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 sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Iris…

17th May

…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’ Staphylea holocarpa var rosea…

3rd May

…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 growth. Picea smithiana…

5th April

…leaf. The odd yellow new growths will turn pure white but here they contrast nicely with the other leaves which are green edged white. Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Magnolia soulangeana…

3rd August

…and shelter. Planted 2002. Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Hydrangea ‘Joseph Banks’At Burncoose on the drive the clump is still going strong 120 years after featuring in a picture in the…

18th August

…small boys. Much enjoyed with my cornflakes. Rubus tricolor Rubus tricolor Evidence of the German film makers’ fake flowers in the Hydrangea seemanii. Hydrangea seemanii 1984 – FJW All corn…

24th October

…today above the sales point. Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Atropurpureum’ Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Atropurpureum’ 2019 – CHW Still plenty of raspberries on the Rubus tricolor. Rubus tricolor A leak on the…