17th May

…out and nearly over. Aesculus x bushii Populus lasiocarpa ‘Bolonii’ looks a bit different from the usual P. lasiocarpa leaves. This came from Roundabarrow nurseries. Populus lasiocarpa ‘Bolonii’ Populus lasiocarpa…

21st June

…a tree. Wonderful veining in the leaves and purplish red new growth. Populus purdomii Populus purdomii Populus purdomii Trachycarpus wagnerianus has finished flowering and is setting seed. Trachycarpus wagnerianus Trachycarpus…

4th May

…trying to reach for a while. Using the mule it was easy! Populus deltoides ‘Purple Tower’ Populus deltoides ‘Purple Tower’ Just two long catkins on Juglans ailanthifolia. Juglans ailanthifolia Still…

20th July

…new growth. Populus purdomii Populus purdomii Nyssa sinensis (FMWJ 13122) with exceptional leaf colouring already. Nyssa sinensis Nyssa sinensis Fruit catkins colouring up on Carpinus japonica. Carpinus japonica Picea brachytyla,…

1st September

…is going to be a dramatic leaf colour plant against a predominantly green background. Populus deltoides ‘Purple Tower’ Populus deltoides ‘Purple Tower’ Salix fargesii is now shaping up well after…

3rd September

…the reference books. Zanthoxylum coreanum I pruned out the three branches on Populus deltoides ‘Purple Tower’ which had reverted to green. Populus deltoides ‘Purple Tower’ Populus deltoides ‘Purple Tower’ Betula…

7th May

…Impressive new growth on Abies spectabilis. Abies spectabilis Populus wilsocarpa ‘Bolonii’ – I assume a cross between P. lasiocarpa (which it resembles) and P. wilsonii. Populus wilsocarpa ‘Bolonii’ Magnolia ‘Maxine…

12th April

…magnifica Salix fargesii Salix fargesii Populus purdomii Populus purdomii Magnolia ‘Green Bee’ – just one flower out. Magnolia ‘Green Bee’ Tilia amurensis Tilia amurensis Could not resist more Magnolia ‘Apricot…

RHS Savill Garden Pictures 2018

…var sprengeri ‘Eric Savill’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Philippa Forwood’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Philippa Forwood’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Philippa Forwood’ Amazing bark on Halesia carolina Halesia carolina Halesia carolina Populus purdomii…

21st April

…close up. So what are they? By a process of elimination (and without as yet the properly formed leaves or any visible catkins) I think they are Populus x canadensis…