Irish trip April 2018

…plant put in in 1961. Not as horrid as some evergreen camellias. Camellia japonica ‘Variegata’ Camellia japonica ‘Variegata’ Azara integrifolia var brownea with wonderful scent. Azara integrifolia var brownea Then…

3rd October

…Camellia sasanqua ‘Variegata’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Variegata’ Four (of many) boxes of rhododendron seedlings grown the old fashioned way in soil with moss are looking good. Some seedlings have been pricked…

1st November

…of birds in these nights of full moon. Some frost today in the valley. 2017 – CHW Hoheria populnea ‘Alba Variegata’ in full flower but very late in the year….

2nd October

…branch got hit by a tree and has then reshot than on the top of the tree. Hoheria sextylosa Hoheria populnea ‘Variegata’ and ‘Alba Variegata’ which grow nearby (yellow and…

30th September

…planted out in the spring. Camellia sasanqua ‘Variegata’ is variegated in both leaf and flower. Rather attractive I think anyway although my father hated all variegated plants. Camellia sasanqua ‘Variegata’…

17th May

…Magnolia acuminata ‘Variegata’ does not appear yet to have any variegated leaves but very blue buds. Magnolia acuminata ‘Variegata’ Rhododendron griffithianum full out. Sadly last year’s layers have been nibbled…

31st July

…are only about 4ft tall with a similar spread 15 or even 20 years after planting. Extremely slow growers and Gingko biloba ‘Variegata’ is even slower. One of the two…

13th May

…but one is dead and one looking very sick nearby. Azara microphylla ‘Variegata’ on the other side of the path below Donkey Shoe is now 15ft plus tall but no…

7th April

…– Rhododendron arborea niveum Class 6 – Azara microphllya ‘Variegata’ Class 9 – Rhododendron sinogrande Class 13 – Magnolia campbellii alba ‘Trelissick’ Class 16 – Magnolia denudata ‘Sunrise’ Class 15…