24th April

…garden in their scent.Camellia ‘Tricolor’ full out by the side door. One of the very last camellias to perform. Camellia ‘Tricolor’ Camellia ‘Tricolor’ Increasingly this looks like our only plant…

28th August

…less exposed and windy position where it would get less dieback. Nevertheless the blue lacecap flowers set against the yellow edged leaves is an excellent contrast. Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’…

22nd August

…Rubus tricolor Rubus tricolor 2016 – CHW We may be having a fairly decent summer but these three rhododendrons and azaleas are reshooting well despite only having been cut back…

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…

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…

3rd May

…nursery trade. Azalea ‘Crocea Tricolor’ Azalea ‘Crocea Tricolor’ Picea smithiana with new growth. Picea smithiana Picea smithiana Picea smithiana Berberis ‘Georgii’ plastered in flowers. Berberis ‘Georgii’ Berberis ‘Georgii’ Phyllocladus glauca…

5th April

…the other leaves which are green edged white. Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Magnolia soulangeana ‘Dr Callies’ quite good in the sun. Magnolia soulangeana ‘Dr Callies’ Magnolia soulangeana ‘Dr Callies’ Enkianthus…

3rd August

…and shelter. Planted 2002. Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Hydrangea ‘Tricolor’ Hydrangea ‘Joseph Banks’At Burncoose on the drive the clump is still going strong 120 years after featuring in a picture in the…

18th August

…small boys. Much enjoyed with my cornflakes. Rubus tricolor Rubus tricolor Evidence of the German film makers’ fake flowers in the Hydrangea seemanii. Hydrangea seemanii 1984 – FJW All corn…

The Cornwall Garden Society spring show

…this). Melicytus alpinus Melicytus alpinus Cleyera japonica ‘Tricolor’ – a plant for Asia to propagate as a good coloured evergreen on the bank above the two Magnolia veitchiis. Cleyera japonica…