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…

3rd July

…serrata ‘Bluebird’. There are two good clumps on the drive which are a decent blue in our soil. Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ A fine plant…

27th August

…sparkle to use them to their full potential. blue flowering hydrangea blue flowering hydrangea blue flowering hydrangea blue flowering hydrangea 2018 – CHW Schefflera aff. mynocarpa has a flower head…

4th July

…‘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 serrata ‘Bluebird’…

4th September

…An even 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…

6th July

…hardens and 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

25th November

…californica 2017 – CHW It is amazing how a blue hydrangea can turn and fade into such extraordinary dark colour. Mainly dark red but with some greens. Three blue flowers…

20th April

…(but not as blue as ‘Blue Opal’) opening as you see. Different! Magnolia ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’ Magnolia ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’ Magnolia ‘Sensation’ is good and improving each year. We have…

2nd April

…in this peculiar year. Not bad though. Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ Distylum myricoides ‘Blue Cascade’ with its first flowers and new growth. Still to see any blue but…

12th May

…is the ‘blue shadow’ the judges will say. Cornus kousa ‘Blue Shadow’ Cornus kousa ‘Blue Shadow’ Magnolia ‘Gold Crown’ is a perhaps. Nice bit of green in the yellow flower….