24th April

…just out. Rhododendron ‘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’…

12th March

…has 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’…

23rd June

…an excellent border filler. Gillenia trifoliata Gillenia trifoliata Magnolia macrophylla full out but high up. Magnolia macrophylla Magnolia macrophylla Cornus kousa ‘Milky Way’ plastered in flower. Cornus kousa ‘Milky Way’…

7th June

…full flower. New to the Burncoose catalogue this year. Gillenia trifoliata Gillenia trifoliata Rosa ‘Blue for You’ on the Cornish Rose Company stand. Rosa ‘Blue for You’ Rosa ‘Blue for…

15th April

trifoliata ‘out’ as far as it seems to get. Boquilla trifoliata A very elderly Azalea ‘Babeuff’ out just outside the back yard. Azalea ‘Babeuff’ Azalea ‘Babeuff’ Azalea ‘Blushing Bride’ just…

10th October

…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 are…

19th October

…still full out with bumblebees in attendance. 2020 – CHW Another day at Burncoose in the sun this time. Akebia trifoliata with pleasant autumn colours which I had not picked…

16th April

…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 trip. Team photo 2017…