16th March

new growth emerges. Podocarpus ‘Red Embers’ Podocarpus ‘Red Embers’ Podocarpus ‘Red Embers’ Podocarpus ‘Red Embers’ Pseudotaxus chienii looks a bit insipid. Pseudotaxus chienii Pseudotaxus chienii Pseudotaxus chienii Pseudotaxus chienii Schefflera…

10th March

Magnolia ‘Delicatissima’ (Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Lennei Alba’ x Magnolia x veitchii Rubra) – Gresham hybrid Magnolia ‘Delicatissima’ Magnolia ‘Delicatissima’ Magnolia ‘Tina Durio’ (Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Lennei Alba’ x Magnolia x…

1st February

fowl Camellia x williamsii ‘Muskoka’ is full out. Huge flowers for any single williamsii. Camellia x williamsii ‘Muskoka’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Muskoka’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Muskoka’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Jurys…

20th April

x williamsii ‘Caerhays’ Salix undensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ just leafing up in Tin Garden. Salix undensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ Salix undensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ Magnolia ‘Daybreak’ is darker than Magnolia ‘Peachy’ which is…

27th March

I would expect from a x brooklynensis hybrid. ‘Titan’ is a brand new one to us so perhaps it is correct? Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Titan’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Titan’ Magnolia…

31st March

value! Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus salicifolius is another rather smaller leaved evergreen which is still a small plant with us. Multi-stemmed habit and, as yet,…

3rd April

the earliest of the styrax species into flower. Styrax odoratissimus Styrax odoratissimus Magnolia ‘Lennei’ x ‘Daybreak’ is nothing special above the styrax. Magnolia ‘Lennei’ x ‘Daybreak’ Magnolia ‘Lennei’ x ‘Daybreak’…

8th April

different blooms plus the cup. Sorbus caloneura in full flower on the show bench. Sorbus caloneura Sorbus caloneura Magnolia soulangeana ‘Alexandrina’ Magnolia soulangeana ‘Alexandrina’ Malus ‘Katherine’ Malus ‘Katherine’ Then some…

April 2018 Irish trip (Day 4)

…Probably Rhododendron ciliicalyx or a named form was stunning. Rhododendron ciliicalyx Rhododendron ciliicalyx Rhododendron ciliicalyx Rhododendron ciliicalyx Rhododendron pocophorum Rhododendron pocophorum Rhododendron pocophorum Magnolia ‘Felicity’ (Magnolia sprengeri diva x ‘Wadas…

5th April

Pseudotaxus chienii which is a shrub with yew like leaves and, one day, white berries if we are lucky. Pseudotaxus chienii Pseudotaxus chienii Pseudotaxus chienii You really do not see…