24th April

…‘Nancor’ Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ Staphylea trifoliata is now a small tree and full out. Staphylea trifoliata Staphylea trifoliata Staphylea trifoliata Azalea ‘Greenway’ fronting a Cornus kousa ‘Madame Butterfly’ which is just…

12th March

…perhaps been confused by the absence of a winter. Boquila trifoliata Boquila trifoliata Magnolia ‘Cameo’ is one of Vance Hooper’s crosses from New Zealand (Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Sweet Simplicity’ x…

23rd June

…Gillenia trifoliata – an entirely new herbaceous perennial to me and an excellent border filler. Gillenia trifoliata Gillenia trifoliata Magnolia macrophylla full out but high up. Magnolia macrophylla Magnolia macrophylla…

7th June

…Gillenia trifoliata Gillenia trifoliata Rosa ‘Blue for You’ on the Cornish Rose Company stand. Rosa ‘Blue for You’ Rosa ‘Blue for You’ A nice memorial for Albert Riddle outside the…

15th April

…on the main drive – greenish-cream flower bracts turning white. They will get much bigger yet. Cornus ‘Eddie’s White Wonder’ Cornus ‘Eddie’s White Wonder’ Cornus ‘Eddie’s White Wonder’ Boquilla trifoliata

10th October

…‘bladder nuts’ which have ‘burst’ (ie the pods have deflated) and are ready to gather. Staphylea colchica Staphylea trifoliata has pods which have turned red like its leaves. These too…

16th April

…of this peculiar evergreen climber growing outside the back yard and now in full flower properly for the first time. [Boquila trifoliata] 2018 – CHW The start of our Irish…