2nd April

…‘Pendula’ given to us (two plants) in about 1991 by Kew (Wakehurst?). This has made more room for a yellow variegated Osmanthus and Kalmias nearby. Podocarpus nubigenus ‘Pendula’ Magnolia ‘Rebecca’s…

11th March

…you ever grow it into a saleable state in a pot? (Recently reclassified as xanthocyparis rather than chamaecyparis.) Xanthocyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’ Xanthocyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’ Xanthocyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’ Xanthocyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’…

13th November

…‘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’ Rhododendron…

1st May

pendula ‘Stellata’ Prunus pendula ‘Stellata’ Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ full out. You can hardly see the white new growth now. Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ Azalea ‘Caerhays Lavender’ Azalea ‘Black Hawk’ looking quite…

24th March

…doubt it will survive but the twigs remain alive so there is hope. Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ Hoheria angustifolia is a semi-evergreen and looks in better shape. No…

2nd October

…in 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…

5th April

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

17th June

…out above the greenhouse. Nothing like as good a shape as the one seen last week but its flowers will be more visible. Styrax japonicus ‘Pendula’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pendula’ Styrax…

18th September

…varieties (including Hoheria angustifolia) have any flower at all. Hoheria sextylosa is late this year. Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ The leaf has dropped on Acer…

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…