11th July

…nicely with the frilly greenish flowers. Hydrangea arborescens ‘Emerald Lace’ Hydrangea arborescens ‘Emerald Lace’ Hydrangea arborescens ‘Emerald Lace’ Hydrangea arborescens ‘Eco Pink Puff’ was unusual too. When fully out the…

25th June

…name for a rather indifferent flower! Hydrangea arborescens ‘Magical Tinkerbell’ Hydrangea arborescens ‘Magical Tinkerbell’ Calothamnus quadrifidus with its odd half bottlebrush flowers emerging from the main stems. Calothamnus quadrifidus Sedum…

9th May

…stopped stocking this a while ago which was a mistake. A good central weeping small tree for the centre of a herbaceous border. Caragana arborescens ‘Walker’ Caragana arborescens ‘Walker’ First…

26th April

…plant by Georges Hut. 1997 planted and still only 4ft. Caragana arborescens ‘Walker’ Caragana arborescens ‘Walker’ Three plants of supposedly Rhododendron ‘Mrs J C Williams’ but no pink blotch? Very…

April 2018 Irish trip (Day 3)

…but few flowers. Fuchsia exorticatica Fuchsia exorticatica Olearia arborescens just about to flower. Olearia arborescens Olearia arborescens Derelict cottages and farm. Derelict cottages and farm So secret and private was…

23rd May

…chloritic. Pink in bud opening to a huge white scented flower. Caragana arborescens ‘Walker’ Caragana arborescens ‘Walker’ Nearby I spot the unusual Caragana arborescens ‘Walker’ – a top grafted plant…

15th August

…gorgeous colour contrast. We need to stock this tall growing 3-4ft herbaceous gentian. Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’ and Gentiana asclepiadea Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’ and Gentiana asclepiadea A fine display of mistletoe…

11th February

…than I remember from what the nursery has grown in the past. Fuchsia arborescens Fuchsia arborescens The Daphne bholua ‘Alba’ by the top wall is the best thing in the…

26th September

…Lobelia ‘Compton Pink’ Colutea arborescens nearly over. Colutea arborescens Calliandra surinamensis with its first ever flowers at Burncoose. A delicate ‘fluff’ of pink on a two year old plant. Tender…

11th August

…a wonderful colour combination of Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’ and Ceros canadensis ‘Forest Pansy’ makes. The ‘Annabelle’ need staking as here. Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’ and Ceros canadensis ‘Forest Pansy’ Not bad…