26th April

…A good hot sunny place which it likes. Cercis canadensis ‘Appalacian Red’ Cercis canadensis ‘Appalacian Red’ Cercis canadensis ‘Appalacian Red’ Meliosma veitchiorum just coming into leaf. Orange hairs on the…

2nd June

…then… Cercis canadensis ‘Forrest Pansy’ Cercis canadensis ‘Forrest Pansy’ Cercis canadensis ‘Forrest Pansy’ More flowers on Hydrangea ‘Ayesha’. Hydrangea ‘Ayesha’ A very late clump of bluebells which Serena hopes to…

27th April

…have failed including the lovely trailing one (‘Appalacian Trails’). It died at Burncoose too after a few years of struggling. Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Magnolia…

28th May

…‘Violacea Plena’ The first time Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ has flowered properly in Kennel Close. Quite a pale flower in reality. Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Magnolia ‘Southern Belle’ is…

9th June

…Lace’. Picea pungens ‘Glauca Globosa’ Arisaema consanguineum Arisaema consanguineum Arisaema consanguineum and Calamagrotis x acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster’. Arisaema consanguineum Fatsia polycarpa ‘Greenfingers’ Fatsia polycarpa ‘Greenfingers’ Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’ and…

17th July

…tail end flower on a clump of Rhododendron ‘Tally Ho’. Rhododendron ‘Tally Ho’ Cercis canadensis ‘Appalachian Red’ with lovely secondary new growth leaf colours. Cercis canadensis ‘Appalachian Red’ Cercis canadensis

30th May

…only on one branch unlike last year’s efforts which were rather better. Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ 2021 – CHW A warm and dry bank holiday weekend. An annoying…

4th October

…Camellia ‘Dazzler’ now full out. Other Camellia sasanquas out today included ‘Hugh Evans’. Camellia ‘Dazzler’ Camellia ‘Dazzler’ Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’ with its attractively mottled autumn leaves. Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby…

29th April

…Illicium majus Illicium majus Cercis canadensis ‘Appalacian Red’ coming out a bit more. Cercis canadensis ‘Appalacian Red’ Cercis canadensis ‘Appalacian Red’ Ailanthus altissima ‘Purple Dragon’ just in leaf – impressive!…

21st April

…‘Robusta’. Certainly P. x canadensis anyway and P. x canadensis ‘Robusta’ if they are male trees which I suspect having never seen any seeds. poplars poplars poplars poplars Prunus ‘Hally…