20th October

sylvatica ‘?’ also a drooping habit but the label is lost and this is not on the plan. Nyssa sylvatica ‘?’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘?’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Miss Scarlet’ seems smaller…

16th May

…this is 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…

25th May

…appeared. Aesculus 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…

11th November

…Toughie’ Nyssa 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…

7th May

…Camellia mathotiana ‘Alba’. Another Chelsea feature over. Camellia mathotiana ‘Alba’ 2017 – CHW Some gentle rain over the weekend but not enough!Fagus sylvatica ‘Aurea Pendula’ glowing with its new leaves….

10th September

sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Cornus florida well on the way to autumn glory in early September and quite a sight today. Cornus florida Cornus kousa ‘Gold Star’…

28th October

…clear red outside.Oxydendron arboreum – a bold red. Oxydendron arboreum Nyssa sylvatica – such a delicate yellow. Nyssa sylvatica Nyssa sylvatica Quercus coccinea – in the tunnel but still a…

27th May

…plant perhaps. Aesculus flava Aesculus flava Aesculus sylvatica. Very dense panicles with red insides to the trumpets. Another one we have not seen in flower before here. Aesculus sylvatica Aesculus…

19th May

…Fagus sylvatica ‘Aurea Pendula’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Aurea Pendula’ 2017 – CHW We arrive at the Chelsea Flower Show before midday. The stand is well on course to be ready for…

17th May

…colour in the leaf. Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Staphylea holocarpa var rosea by the fernery is now a large plant showing up spectacularly today from the…