2nd April

…luminifera Betula pendula ssp. szechuanica ‘Liuba White’ was collected by Roy Lancaster in 1989 from 3,500 metres up from sea level in Sichuan and planted here in 2001. Betula pendula

13th November

…japonicus ‘Pendula’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pendula’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pendula’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pendula’ Despite it being mid November Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ still has full leaf and loads of flowers. Magnolia ‘Star Wars’…

15th November

…‘Imbricata Pendula’. I saw this in Ireland at Fota as a huge pendulous tree and decided we needed one too. Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Imbricata Pendula’ Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Imbricata Pendula’ 2017 –…

11th March

…in a pot? (Recently reclassified as xanthocyparis rather than chamaecyparis.) Xanthocyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’ Xanthocyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’ Xanthocyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’ Xanthocyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’ Aucuba japonica ‘Dentata’ – for shape and density…

April 2018 Irish trip (Day 3)

…Chamaecyparisus lawsoniana imbricata ‘Pendula’ – a marvellous weeping tree. Chamaecyparisus lawsoniana imbricata ‘Pendula’ Chamaecyparisus lawsoniana imbricata ‘Pendula’ Chamaecyparisus lawsoniana imbricata ‘Pendula’ The two Acer ‘Senkaki’ above the kitchen garden came…

1st May

…I remember ever seeing in flower before. It would make a good new plant for the catalogue. Prunus pendula ‘Stellata’ Prunus pendula ‘Stellata’ Prunus pendula ‘Stellata’ Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ full…

2nd October

…the season. Hillier’s says mid to late summer flowering! Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ Nearby is Hoheria sextylosa with a much more erect habit. The flowers…

5th April

…have individual flowers with red centres. Catkins in profusion all over. Betula pendula ssp. szechuanica ‘Liuba White’ Betula pendula ssp. szechuanica ‘Liuba White’ Betula pendula ssp. szechuanica ‘Liuba White’ Betula…

17th June

…more visible. Styrax japonicus ‘Pendula’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pendula’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pendula’ A moderately mature Styrax japonicus near it. Also not quite out and not photographed before in recent days. On…

18th September

…flower at all. Hoheria sextylosa is late this year. Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ The leaf has dropped on Acer pseudoplatanus ‘Leopoldii’ to reveal (as for…