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

…it before just into leaf. Fagus sylvatica ‘Bicolor Sartini’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Bicolor Sartini’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Bicolor Sartini’ Crataegus wattiana is a new 2021 addition to the Burncoose catalogue. Large flower…

29th July

…still coming. Looks like there is some natural hybridisation in the clump. Eucomis bicolor Eucomis bicolor Eucomis bicolor The largest Agave americana I have ever seen. 10ft x 10ft easily!…

31st May

…fully evergreen. Pittosporum adaphnephylloides? I have missed the flowers on Pittosporum bicolor but the new growth is anything but pittosporum-like. Pittosporum bicolor Pittosporum bicolor I had always thought this elderly…

10th April

…Picea bicolor var. acicularis Picea bicolor var. acicularis Rhododendron burmanicum just out. The parent of many yellow hybrids. Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ absolutely full out. The flowers crowd out the…

10th August

…growth is attractive. Not at all like most pittosporum species in leaf and neither are the flowers. Pittosporum bicolor Pittosporum bicolor 2017 – CHW Hard pruning of the Magnolia delavayi…

25th August

…These plants of Fascicularia bicolor especially good. Fascicularia bicolor Fascicularia bicolor 2018 – CHW For the second year a pigeon has nested in Camellia ‘Mary Jobson’ beside the side door….

25th July

…this is definitely a nicer gaura variety than any we currently stock and grows about the same size as Gaura ‘The Bride’. Gaura ‘Rose Bicolor’ Gaura ‘Rose Bicolor’ Gaura ‘Belleza’…

13th April

…JCW Dielytras 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…

9th March

…revoluta Also a huge batch of Fascicularia bicolor with no colour showing yet but good plants. I bought 50 at £4 each as our stockplant in the old Burncoose conservatory…