April 2018 Irish trip (Day 3)

…inlet. Another inlet Another inlet Cyathea dealbata growing away and little frost damage. Cyathea dealbata Cyathea dealbata Cyathea dealbata Another landing point. Another landing point Acacia melanoxylon is a huge…

17th June

…Magnolia ‘Porcelain Dove’ Magnolia globosa nearly out and as late as last year. Magnolia globosa A young Magnolia dealbata with its very first flower. The older plant was out 10…

11th June

…to come. The effects (again) of last year’s dry summer which this Mexican species enjoyed. Magnolia dealbata Magnolia dealbata Staphylea colchica has formed its bladders quickly in the hot weather….

8th August

…– CHW Overhanging our garden is Acacia dealbata loaded with ripe seeds. They hang down in tassels like sophora seeds. Acacia dealbata Acacia dealbata One of those big leaved hebes…

16th May

…has been slow to get going in a sheltered spot. Magnolia caveana Magnolia dealbata still in tight bud. Even in this very early year I would not expect to see…

5th July

…seed heads forming on Acacia dealbata overhanging the garden. Acacia dealbata Hypericum ‘Hidcote’ and Jasminum officinale affine flowering nicely together outside the doorway into the garden. Hypericum ‘Hidcote’ and Jasminum…

6th June

…in colour than the one I photograph at Ventnor. Catalpa fargesii f. duclouxii Catalpa fargesii f. duclouxii A young Magnolia dealbata with its first flowers (the mature plant has flowered…

26th February

…seen the odd flower but nothing as fine as this. The same stable and vintage as Magnolia ‘Genie’. Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’ 2015 – CHW ACACIA dealbata Acacia dealbata above the playhouse…

5th December

…michelias encroaching over the Magnolia dealbata but I am not sure we have yet gone far enough. A pity to cut it but a question of priorities. younger michelias 2015…

22nd June

…– FJW Magnolia Macrophylla dealbata in flower for first time. 1917 – JCW The Wilson Fortunei’s are starting to open. A Mikado is very good and A arborescens, also some…