5th April

…by Sir Harold Hillier. Betula utilis ssp. jacquemontii ‘Jermyns’ Betula utilis ssp. jacquemontii ‘Jermyns’ Betula utilis ssp. jacquemontii ‘Jermyns’ Betula utilis ssp. jacquemontii ‘Jermyns’ Betula utilis ssp.jacquemontii ‘Silver Shadow’ –…

A trip to Tregrehan to study Hydrangeas

…remains a mystery which was not revealed during our tour. The late flowering Hydrangea aspera ssp. robusta ‘Titania’. Hydrangea aspera ssp. robusta ‘Titania’ Hydrangea aspera ssp. robusta ‘Titania’ Hydrangea aspera…

6th May

…White’ Betula szechuanica ‘Liuba White’ Betula albosinensis Betula albosinensis Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Jermyns’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Jermyns’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Jermyns’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Silver Shadow’…

8th April

…utilis var jacquemontii ‘Greyswood Ghost’ with bark and catkins. Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Greyswood Ghost’ Betula utilis var jacquemontii ‘Greyswood Ghost’ The unknown to us Mahonia ‘Bokrafoot’ in full flower…

13th July

…plant and an exceptional ‘snake-bark’ stem. Acer x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’ Acer x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’ The Betula utilis ssp. jacquemontii circles were growing well. Betula utilis ssp. jacquemontii Betula…

6th March

…Betula raddeana Betula utilis ssp. jacquemontii Betula pubescens Betula papyrifera Betula var. commutata Betula alleghaniensis Betula dahurica Betula albosinensis Betula pendula ssp. populifolis Betula x caerulea Betula pendula ssp. szechuanica…

4th May

…(griffithianum x fortunei ssp. fortunei) Rhododendron loderi ‘Patience’ (griffithianum x fortunei ssp. fortunei) Rhododendron loderi ‘Patience’ (griffithianum x fortunei ssp. fortunei) There are 170 separate Loderi crosses still in the…

20th April

…also. Tilia tomentosa ‘Brabant’ Tilia tomentosa ‘Brabant’ Tilia tomentosa ‘Brabant’ Betula utilis var. jacquemontii ‘Inverleith’ is developing good bark. Planted 2010. Betula utilis var. jacquemontii ‘Inverleith’ Betula utilis var. jacquemontii

25th December

…day.Hydrangea aspera ssp robusta still with some colour and setting seeds. Hydrangea aspera ssp robusta Hydrangea aspera ssp robusta Magnolia dawsoniana still clothed in leaf. Magnolia dawsoniana Acanthus mollis with…

31st January

ssp. delavayi var. albotomentosum Rhododendron arboreum ssp. delavayi var. albotomentosum Oemleria cerasiformis out with its first leaves. Oemleria cerasiformis Oemleria cerasiformis Camellia x williamsii ‘Golden Spangles’ full out with leaf…