7th May

…leaf coloured form of Fagus sylvatica ‘Asplenifolia’ so ‘Purpurea Asplenifolia’ I assume? Not listed in the new Hillier’s. Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Asplenifolia’? A young Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea’ at the top…

5th August

…seed heads. Cordyline australis ‘Purpurea’ Cordyline australis ‘Purpurea’ Cordyline australis ‘Purpurea’ A Cordyline australis tree or two alive and well here. Cordyline australis Cordyline australis Cordyline australis Cordyline australis Cordyline…

14th June

…base of the trunk. Carpinus betulus ‘Purpurea’ Carpinus betulus ‘Purpurea’ Carpinus betulus ‘Purpurea’ Carpinus orientalis ‘Perdica’ with very small leaves. Carpinus orientalis ‘Perdica’ Carpinus orientalis ‘Perdica’ Carpinus rankanensis (the second…

6th June

…growing on the side of the packing shed. Acacia baileyana ‘Purpurea’ Acacia baileyana ‘Purpurea’ 2016 – CHW The medlar tree is in place on the bank outside the front door…

13th February

…it I do not ever remember seeing Acacia baileyana ‘Purpurea’ in flower before. Here a young plant by the packing shed with loads of purple new growth coming already and…

8th September

…seeds Rudbeckia triloba ‘Prairie Glow’ in full flower. Rudbeckia triloba ‘Prairie Glow’ Rudbeckia triloba ‘Prairie Glow’ Echinacea purpurea Echinacea purpurea Echinacea purpurea Kniphofia ‘Little Maid’ rather late in the season….

17th May

…to the leaf edges to see rather tiny and irregular evidence of the third colour in the leaf. Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Staphylea holocarpa var rosea…

14th May

…have to be early in the year to see the three colours properly in the leaves of Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’. Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Iris…

25th April

…Malus x purpurea ‘Crimson Cascade’ planted this year and now flowering well on its drooping branches. Malus x purpurea ‘Crimson Cascade’ Malus x purpurea ‘Crimson Cascade’ Magnolia ‘Green Bee’ looking…

24th August

…flower on Catalpa x erubescens ‘Purpurea’ with secondary purple new growth appearing as well. Catalpa x erubescens ‘Purpurea’ Catalpa x erubescens ‘Purpurea’ Flower buds only, as yet, on Hoheria sextylosa…