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…

28th August

…it would get less dieback. Nevertheless the blue lacecap flowers set against the yellow edged leaves is an excellent contrast. Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ 2015 – CHW In…

5th April

…coming into 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’…

18th August

…The fruits are orange and delicious both to birds and small boys. Much enjoyed with my cornflakes. Rubus tricolor Rubus tricolor Evidence of the German film makers’ fake flowers in…

3rd August

…yellow and white on their edges and the lacecap is a weak colour. Needs to be grown in more shade and shelter. Planted 2002. Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Hydrangea ‘Joseph…

22nd August

…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 azaleas…

17th May

…colour in the leaf. Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Staphylea holocarpa var rosea by the fernery is now a large plant showing up spectacularly today from the…

3rd May

…the nursery trade. Azalea ‘Crocea Tricolor’ Azalea ‘Crocea Tricolor’ Picea smithiana with new growth. Picea smithiana Picea smithiana Picea smithiana Berberis ‘Georgii’ plastered in flowers. Berberis ‘Georgii’ Berberis ‘Georgii’ Phyllocladus…

17th February

…the gardens formally do. Rhododendron cilpinense 2017 – CHW The Rubus tricolor bank has had its annual haircut ready for opening. It will soon grow out again. Rubus tricolor Through…

The Cornwall Garden Society spring show

…this). Melicytus alpinus Melicytus alpinus Cleyera japonica ‘Tricolor’ – a plant for Asia to propagate as a good coloured evergreen on the bank above the two Magnolia veitchiis. Cleyera japonica…