6th May

…odoratissimum Viburnum odoratissimum Fagus sylvatica ‘Brathay Purple’ has peculiar curled and twisted leaves. Fagus sylvatica ‘Brathay Purple’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Franken’ has equally odd mottled white and cream leaves. Fagus sylvatica

20th October

…It may well be smashing in a fortnight but is just hinting at what it can do. Nyssa sylvatica ‘Autumn Cascades’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Autumn Cascades’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘?’ also a…

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…

16th May

…not just named ‘Aurea’? Fagus sylvatica ‘Zlatia’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Zlatia’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Zlatia’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Asplenifolia’ – one of my first purchases from David Knuckey and the old South Down…

17th May

…kousa ‘Satomi’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Aesculus sylvatica with its first decent flowering in Tin Garden. Aesculus sylvatica Aesculus sylvatica Aesculus sylvatica The rare Quercus hypoxantha with new leaves and catkin…

1st May

…Sartini’ especially attractive today. I had never seen it before just into leaf. Fagus sylvatica ‘Bicolor Sartini’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Bicolor Sartini’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Bicolor Sartini’ Crataegus wattiana is a new…

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 May

sylvatica Aesculus sylvatica Aesculus sylvatica The younger of our two Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ is growing in full sun. Its flowering is later than the much older plant by Donkey Shoe…

11th November

sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ has changed colours in the four days. The red is going and more yellow now. Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Autumn Cascade’ has had its cascading…

12th July

…must confess to not having noticed before. Quite pretty and one which needs to escape the strimmer too. Stachys sylvatica Stachys sylvatica Stachys sylvatica I had guessed that this was…