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…

13th August

bicolor and Phormium ‘Cream Delight’ Eucomis bicolor and Persicaria milletii ‘Aurea’. Eucomis bicolor and Persicaria milletii ‘Aurea’ Lilium superbum and Podocarpus totara. Lilium superbum and Podocarpus totara Thalictrum delavayi ‘Hewitt’s…

29th July

…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! Agave…

1st May

…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 2021…

31st May

…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 20-25ft tall plant…

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

…the new 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…

25th August

…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 in Camellia ‘Mary…

2nd July

…UK champion tree of Pittosporum bicolor from S. E. Australia. Never realised it could grow to 40ft. Pittosporum bicolor Pittosporum bicolor A 30-40ft tall Dacrydium cupressinum (another champion) whose branches…

25th July

…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’ is…