5th May

…flower and seeds emerging. Acer cappadocicum ‘Aureum’ Acer cappadocicum ‘Aureum’ Cornus florida ‘Red Giant’ slowly emerging into colour. Cornus florida ‘Red Giant’ Cornus florida ‘Red Giant’ Ilex yunnanensis with new…

31st May

…for but different and worth propagating. Weigelia ‘Florida Variegata’ Weigelia ‘Florida Variegata’ Opposite it is another Weigelia ‘Florida Variegata’ with a slightly different coloured flower. This one is full out…

19th May

…granny’s bonnets Weigelia florida ‘Variegata’ with the usual reversions. Weigelia florida ‘Variegata’ Weigelia florida ‘Variegata’ Jasminum humile ‘Revolutum’ just coming out. Jasminum humile ‘Revolutum’ Jasminum beesianum likewise. Jasminum beesianum Weigelia…

8th May

…Cornus florida ‘Pluribracteata’ Cornus florida ‘Pluribracteata’ Cornus florida ‘Pluribracteata’ Magnolia fraseri var. pyramidata is out already. This species which grew here in three long dead specimens used to flower in…

16th June

…to watch for flowers (none) and how the leaves change colour later. Cornus florida ‘Rainbow’ Cornus florida ‘Rainbow’ Cornus florida ‘Rainbow’ Cornus kousa ‘Miss Petty’ is nice enough. Looks as…

10th June

…in a fortnight or so. The adjacent Loderi ‘King George’ is over but some years the two coincide. CORNUS florida ‘Red giant’ CORNUS florida ‘Red giant’ CORNUS florida ‘Red giant’…

13th April

…much the same! The Mark Bulk nursery labels are still on both plants which were planted in 2017. Perhaps the leaves will be different? Amelanchier florida Amelanchier florida Amelanchier florida

30th June

…been out for a while but is in shade so the bracts could be darker in full sun. Cornus florida ‘Red Giant’ Cornus florida ‘Red Giant’ Cornus florida ‘Red Giant’…

15th September

…poor soil. Cornus florida Cornus florida Sorbus pseudobakonyensis fruits on a 10ft tall tree planted six to eight years ago. First time it has fruited outside the nursery I believe….

20th November

…in Pink’ Cornus florida ‘Daybreak’ with a wonderful mix of autumn colour. Cornus florida ‘Daybreak’ Cornus florida ‘Daybreak’ Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ and it is! Prunus nipponica ‘Brilliant’ Another new plant…