13th May

…us years to notice it was even flowering! Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ A huge elderly clump of Rhododendron loderi which I usually…

25th July

…is smaller growing with reddish new growth but not that different. Gaura ‘Belleza’ Alstroemeria ‘Indian Summer’ – tall growing with bronzy foliage. Alstroemeria ‘Indian Summer’ Alstroemeria ‘Indian Summer’ Alstroemeria ‘Summer

11th May

…Fagus sylvatica ‘Black Swan’ leaves a week on. Fagus sylvatica ‘Black Swan’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Black Swan’ Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ just out. Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ A young Magnolia…

1st May

…sylvatica ‘Bicolor Sartini’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Bicolor Sartini’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Bicolor Sartini’ Crataegus wattiana is a new 2021 addition to the Burncoose catalogue. Large flower clusters. This species is thornless and…

24th April

…Rhododendron floccigeum Rhododendron floccigeum Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’. We must layer this plant! Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’ Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’ Rhododendron ‘Hotei’ now full out. Rhododendron ‘Hotei’ Rhododendron tanastyllum…

17th August

…‘Lilac Beauty’ Achillea ‘Summer Fruits Lemon’ and Achillea ‘Lilac Beauty’ Achillea ‘Summer Fruits Carmine’ and Agastache ‘Golden Jubilee’ Achillea ‘Summer Fruits Carmine’ and Agastache ‘Golden Jubilee’ Anemone ‘Pretty Lady Susan’…

27th April

…Snowflake’ SUPERB! I have never seen it anything like as good as this. Magnolia laevifolia ‘Summer Snowflake’ Magnolia laevifolia ‘Summer Snowflake’ Magnolia laevifolia ‘Summer Snowflake’ Magnolia laevifolia ‘Summer Snowflake’ Another…

10th April

…var. acicularis (Picea alcoquiana var. acicularis) with vibrant reddish cones on a young tree. Picea bicolor var. acicularis Picea bicolor var. acicularis Rhododendron burmanicum just out. The parent of many…

31st May

…small tree and 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…

4th May

…of Littleworth’ at its best and now layered for posterity. Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’ Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’ Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp. xantocodon Purpurellum Group with a few flowers. This is…