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…

8th August

…last September. hedychium 2017 – 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…

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….

26th February

…The same stable and vintage as Magnolia ‘Genie’. Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’ 2015 – CHW ACACIA dealbata Acacia dealbata above the playhouse nearly out and around 15 to 18 feet tall. Unlike…

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…

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…

5th August

…which was probably years ago. Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora The last two times I have gone to look for the rare Mexican Magnolia dealbata its intermittent flowers were either not…

3rd January

…on Dahuricum and Mucronulatum , the two best early shrubs we have as yet, frost has only lately left us. 1908 – JCW Some Aconites open, Acacia dealbata and the…

22nd June

…still a few pop up (as here) from time to time. Primula helodoxa clearly has the dominant gene and the only survivor. 1996 – FJW Magnolia Macrophylla dealbata in flower…