18th April

…sericanthus in flower in the greenhouse. Philadelphus sericanthus Philadelphus sericanthus Aesculus glabra ‘April Wine’ has soon lost its wine tinge and the flowers are out. Aesculus glabra ‘April Wine’ Aesculus…

4th May

…Allen Coombes wants. Thomas Methuen-Campbell thought this was Lithocarpus edulis. Quercus glabra Quercus glabra Quercus glabra Quercus glabra A group of three 2017 planted Rhododendron ‘Penjerrick’ just performing for the…

17th May

…catkin flowers. A gift from Thomas Methuen-Campbell. Quercus hypoxantha Quercus hypoxantha Aesculus glabra now just out. Few flowers this year. Aesculus glabra Aesculus glabra Aesculus x bushii now full out…

11th May

…Aesculus chinensis Aesculus chinensis Aesculus glabra I think, the red horse chestnut. Aesculus glabra Aesculus glabra Crataegus wattiana is thornless but colourful today. Crataegus wattiana Crataegus wattiana A wild collected…

13th July

…not in small clusters as here. Asimina triloba Glycyrrhiza glabra would be a good addition to the Burncoose website. Glycyrrhiza glabra Glycyrrhiza glabra Banksia ericifolia in flower as a smallish…

26th July

…Quercus GLABRA Quercus GLABRA Quercus GLAUCA Quercus GLAUCA Quercus GLAUCA The originas of Quercus acuta are very different. The old plant towards Tin Garden which was so cut back in…

11th November

…by Georges Hut. Photinia glabra Photinia glabra Euonymus tingens (as we think) with just three seedpods remaining to collect. Euonymus tingens Hydrangea aspera was a gift from Lord Howick in…

6th November

…roedeer Honeybees still hard at work in a hole in a mature sycamore tree in Old Park. They have lived here for decades. Rhus glabra growing above a wall at…

19th October

…Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Takanini’ Camellia ‘Takanini’ Rhus glabra with a flower but, as yet, no autumn colour. Rhus glabra 2019 – CHW Camellia sasanqua ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ just out…

29th September

…mutabilis ‘Induta’ with very tame autumn colour by comparison. Aesculus x mutabilis ‘Induta’ Cercis glabra with a good show of yellow. Contrasting nicely with the Chimonanthus praecox behind it which…