April 2018 Irish trip (Day 3)

…lives in the bothy which is also gloriously derelict as you will see. Pittosporum bicolor in flower. Pittosporum bicolor Pittosporum bicolor Pittosporum bicolor Myrica californica – a rare evergreen. Myrica…

1st May

…Sartini’ especially attractive today. I had never seen it before just into leaf. Fagus sylvatica ‘Bicolor Sartini’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Bicolor Sartini’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Bicolor Sartini’ Crataegus wattiana is a new…

29th July

bicolor in an outstanding clump. Some flowers full out, some still coming. Looks like there is some natural hybridisation in the clump. Eucomis bicolor Eucomis bicolor Eucomis bicolor The largest…

10th April

…with eight in the audience. Picea bicolor var. acicularis (Picea alcoquiana var. acicularis) with vibrant reddish cones on a young tree. Picea bicolor var. acicularis Picea bicolor var. acicularis Rhododendron…

10th August

…now have plants in stock and the new growth is attractive. Not at all like most pittosporum species in leaf and neither are the flowers. Pittosporum bicolor Pittosporum bicolor 2017…

25th August

…maintained. Prices a bit above ours I thought. These plants of Fascicularia bicolor especially good. Fascicularia bicolor Fascicularia bicolor 2018 – CHW For the second year a pigeon has nested…

25th July

…‘The Bride’. Gaura ‘Rose Bicolor’ Gaura ‘Rose Bicolor’ Gaura ‘Belleza’ is smaller growing with reddish new growth but not that different. Gaura ‘Belleza’ Alstroemeria ‘Indian Summer’ – tall growing with…

13th April

…starting into flower also parrot tulips, bicolor not open. The seedling beds are going back though there are several yet to open. Mrs Langtry only half open and so the…

9th March

…15 for £15 each. Cycas revoluta Cycas revoluta Cycas revoluta Also a huge batch of Fascicularia bicolor with no colour showing yet but good plants. I bought 50 at £4…

26th June

…already a big tree 10 years from planting. Tilia tomentosa ‘Brabant’ Tilia tomentosa ‘Brabant’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Bicolor Sartinii’ has grown slowly but its leaves are an odd shape for a…