24th July

…flower heads. Miscanthus sacchariflorus Miscanthus sacchariflorus Agastache ‘Blue Boa’ – might have been blue originally but fading quickly. Taller growing than some. Agastache ‘Blue Boa’ Agastache ‘Blue Boa’ 2016 –…

April 2018 Irish trip (Day 3)

…Blephylocalyx crookshankii Beautiful blue bell shaped flowers but horrid prickles too. Rhapithamnus spinosus. blue bell shaped flowers blue bell shaped flowers blue bell shaped flowers blue bell shaped flowers Pitavia…

7th May

…augustinii ‘Penheale Blue’. Rhododendron augustinii ‘Penheale Blue’ Rhododendron augustinii ‘Penheale Blue’ Rhododendron zaleucum nearby is rather paler! Rhododendron zaleucum Rhododendron zaleucum Rhododendron ‘Saint Tudy’ to complement the colour range and…

16th April

…plants with Dutch labels. Rhododendron ‘Blue Diamond’ Rhododendron ‘Blue Diamond’ Rhododendron ‘Michaels Pride’ is just coming out at least a month early for Chelsea where we usually show it on…

6th July

…the flower stalks appear. We have plenty of plants in the nursery so this will go back into the new catalogue. Podocarpus elongatus ‘Blue Chip’ Podocarpus elongatus ‘Blue Chip’ Podocarpus…

8th June

…growth is perfect now for Asia to start cuttings going again. Podocarpus elongatus ‘Blue Chip’ Podocarpus elongatus ‘Blue Chip’ Podocarpus elongatus ‘Blue Chip’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Titan’ has very yellow…

4th September

…better secondary show on another clump of Rhododendron ‘Blue Tit’. Rhododendron ‘Blue Tit’ Viburnum rhytidophyllum now nearly full out but no butterflies feeding yet. Viburnum rhytidophyllum Viburnum rhytidophyllum 2018 –…

25th November

…but with some greens. Three blue flowers still remain at the top of the bush. a blue hydrangea can turn and fade into such extraordinary dark colour a blue hydrangea…

4th July

…time. Hydrangea ‘Fireworks Blue’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks Blue’ Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ is also out early and a good blue. Perhaps the best hydrangea on the drive today. Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ Hydrangea…

3rd July

…soil. Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ A fine plant of Quercus x bushii with huge and slightly irregular leaves but each has three distinct lobes at…