7th May

…sylvatica ‘Purpurea Asplenifolia’? A young Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea’ at the top of the bank above the old dog kennels. Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea’ As last year a good sized flower on…

5th August

…seed heads. Cordyline australis ‘Purpurea’ Cordyline australis ‘Purpurea’ Cordyline australis ‘Purpurea’ A Cordyline australis tree or two alive and well here. Cordyline australis Cordyline australis Cordyline australis Cordyline australis Cordyline…

14th June

…base of the trunk. Carpinus betulus ‘Purpurea’ Carpinus betulus ‘Purpurea’ Carpinus betulus ‘Purpurea’ Carpinus orientalis ‘Perdica’ with very small leaves. Carpinus orientalis ‘Perdica’ Carpinus orientalis ‘Perdica’ Carpinus rankanensis (the second…

6th June

…branches. white wisteria Look at this wonderful chunky new growth on an Acacia baileyana ‘Purpurea’ growing on the side of the packing shed. Acacia baileyana ‘Purpurea’ Acacia baileyana ‘Purpurea’ 2016…

13th February

…are crap in the wind. Acacia baileyana ‘Purpurea’ Acacia baileyana ‘Purpurea’ 2016 – CHW A newly bought in batch of camellias from a French nursery are flowering away by the…

8th September

…Glow’ Echinacea purpurea Echinacea purpurea Echinacea purpurea Kniphofia ‘Little Maid’ rather late in the season. Kniphofia ‘Little Maid’ Kniphofia ‘Little Maid’ Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ laden down with fruit as usual….

17th May

…see rather tiny and irregular evidence of the third colour in the leaf. Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Staphylea holocarpa var rosea by the fernery is now…

14th May

…of Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’. Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Iris pseudacorus (yellow flag) growing by the pond. I wonder why I have never seen this out…

25th April

…carnea ‘Aureomarginata’ Aesculus carnea ‘Aureomarginata’ Aesculus carnea ‘Aureomarginata’ Malus x purpurea ‘Crimson Cascade’ planted this year and now flowering well on its drooping branches. Malus x purpurea ‘Crimson Cascade’ Malus…

24th August

…flower on Catalpa x erubescens ‘Purpurea’ with secondary purple new growth appearing as well. Catalpa x erubescens ‘Purpurea’ Catalpa x erubescens ‘Purpurea’ Flower buds only, as yet, on Hoheria sextylosa…