5th August

…celled capsules which are joined together. Not a huge crop and none on the ground yet but clear signs of early autumn leaf colouring. Staphylea pinnata Staphylea pinnata Staphylea pinnata

17th September

…nuts’ of course!Staphylea colchica Staphylea colchica Staphylea colchica Staphylea pinnata Staphylea pinnata Staphylea pinnata Clearly the name is in the leaf not the seeds! Pinnata has trilobed seeds pods even…

13th May

…in 2014. Staphylea pinnata Staphylea pinnata Then to Burncoose to sort out the pot sizes for the two Chelsea Plant of the Year entries. The RHS supply the pots but…

20th April

…all the others which are now over? Staphylea pinnata Staphylea pinnata Another one bites the dust as a Chelsea exhibit. Rhododendron ‘Winsome’ out already. Rhododendron ‘Winsome’ Rhododendron ‘Winsome’ Azalea ‘Fedora’…

30th April

pinnata SYRINGA pinnata Three Syringa pinnata full out outside the front gate. I first saw this very unlilac-like syringa at Altamont Garden in south Ireland 10 years ago and had…

23rd June

…flowers. Euonymus kiautschovicus Euonymus kiautschovicus Euonymus kiautschovicus Rodgersia pinnata full out and splendid. Rodgersia pinnata Rodgersia pinnata Allium cernuum was especially good. Worth Burncoose stocking this. Allium cernuum Allium cernuum…

12th November

…the grafted plant which is doing well. Syringa pinnata Syringa pinnata The buds on Camellia x williamsii ‘J C Williams’ will be showing colour in a few more days of…

6th July

…Sometimes in clusters, sometimes in pairs and sometimes a single capsule of two seeds. Still green but very obvious on the small tree. Staphylea pinnata Staphylea pinnata 2017 – CHW…

19th September

…few ‘bladders’ this year due to the hot summer. It is in full sun here. Staphylea pinnata Staphylea pinnata Loads of still unripe seeds on Styrax serrulatus which we must…

29th August

…in Kennel close. Seed capsules or bladders on Staphylea pinnata and Staphylea colchica are colouring up. Some very expensive machines harvesting potatoes in Eastern Close viewed from Treberrick Farmhouse which…