Irish trip April 2018

…sylvestris ‘Aurea’ Pinus sylvestris ‘Aurea’ Pinus parvifolius ‘Negishi’ was likewise. Pinus parvifolius ‘Negishi’ Pinus parvifolius ‘Negishi’ The front of Fota House run by a trust. The arboretum is state run…

13th July

…two and quickly cuts them out while Myrna feeds the many fish in the nearby pond. Hakonechloa macra ‘Albo-aurea’ Hakonechloa macra ‘Albo-aurea’ Hakonechloa macra ‘Albo-aurea’ 2015 – CHW No entry…

April 2018 Irish trip (Day 4)

…walled garden. Burncoose stocked this once and should do so again. Fritillaria imperialis ‘Aurea’ Fritillaria imperialis ‘Aurea’ Fritillaria imperialis ‘Aurea’ Ambrose restored this greenhouse but it is a wreck again…

24th July

…azalea galls from the leaf hopper insect. evergreen azalea evergreen azalea Taxis baccata ‘Dovastonii Aurea’ with most attractive drooping young yellow new growth. Taxis baccata ‘Dovastonii Aurea’ Taxis baccata ‘Dovastonii…

30th July

oak stump getting in the way. Taxus baccata ‘Aurea’ Taxus baccata ‘Aurea’ Rubus phoenicolasius with nearly ripe fruit which the pheasant poults will soon find and eat. Rubus phoenicolasius Rubus…

30th August

…it has done its job. Slightly golden leaves and bark. Tiny but prolific flowers. Olearia solandri ‘Aurea’ Olearia solandri ‘Aurea’ Magnolia ‘March-till-Frost’ is living up to its name. Very dark…

14th December

a new golden yew. A new introduction for next year’s catalogue and website I guess. Taxus baccata ‘Repens Aurea’ Taxus baccata ‘Repens Aurea’ Juniperus pingii ‘Hulsdonk Yellow’ – another new…

7th April

…Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aurea’ glowing in the sun. Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aurea’ Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aurea’ Mahonia nervosa as a mature clump and full out. The mahonia collection here is most impressive. Mahonia…

19th May

…Fagus sylvatica ‘Aurea Pendula’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Aurea Pendula’ 2017 – CHW We arrive at the Chelsea Flower Show before midday. The stand is well on course to be ready for…

7th May

…Camellia mathotiana ‘Alba’. Another Chelsea feature over. Camellia mathotiana ‘Alba’ 2017 – CHW Some gentle rain over the weekend but not enough!Fagus sylvatica ‘Aurea Pendula’ glowing with its new leaves….