8th April

…‘Katherine’ Then some exhibits from the International Camellia Society. Camellia japonica ‘Aitonia’ Camellia japonica ‘Aitonia’ Camellia japonica ‘Elegans’ Camellia japonica ‘Elegans’ Camellia japonica ‘Sacco Vera’ Camellia japonica ‘Sacco Vera’ Camellia…

Irish trip April 2018

…‘Spiralis’ – one of the finest record trees I have ever seen. Cryptomeria japonica Cryptomeria japonica Cryptomeria japonica Cryptomeria japonica Osmanthus serrulata in flower was a new one to me…

15th February

…The foliage has a slightly silvery hue on the underside of the leaves Eurya japonica ‘Moutiers’ Eurya japonica ‘Moutiers’ Sorbus hedlundii still has three huge yellow berries on it. A…

9th May

…Fox’ are stunning now. Cercidiphyllum japonica ‘Red Fox’ Cercidiphyllum japonica ‘Red Fox’ Cercidiphyllum japonica ‘Red Fox’ Caragana arborescens ‘Walker’ with few flowers this year and its umbrella growth shape. Burncoose…

16th March

…I had not seen before. Carpinus japonica Carpinus japonica Three new camellias to admire (and then propagate):-Camellia “Fire ‘n’ Ice” Camellia “Fire ‘n’ Ice” Camellia “Fire ‘n’ Ice” Camellia ‘Free…

26th August

…I thought was a Persea japonica tree flowering away as a Schima. On closer inspection this 15ft tree is labelled as P. japonica (twice) which is clearly incorrect.Schima species are…

1st January

japonica Sorbus japonica Sorbus japonica Carpinus japonica still holds some leaves which have rolled up into spirals. From a distance they look like catkins. An attractive feature. Carpinus japonica Carpinus…

1st December

…Still not quite full out. Flowers a delicate gentle yellow and pendulous not upright. Mahonia japonica Mahonia japonica Mahonia japonica Mahonia japonica First flower out on Vinca major growing under…

20th April

…dead as you can see. The second species of bamboo in flower this week! Pseudosasa japonica Pseudosasa japonica Pseudosasa japonica Pseudosasa japonica 2019 – CHW More cold east wind and…

25th June

…pink in bud opening with a tinge of pink. Very floriferous. Styrax japonica ‘Pink Chimes’ Styrax japonica ‘Pink Chimes’ Styrax japonica ‘Pink Chimes’ 1990 – FJW Rosa filipes ‘Kiftsgate’ by…