8th July

…perhaps. Cupressus lawsoniana ‘Stricta’ Cupressus lawsoniana ‘Stricta’ Sciadopitys verticillata with cones as I have seen here before. Sciadopitys verticillata A few views of the seaward side of Osborne House and…

29th September

…is still green. Cercis glabra Ilex verticillata berrying earlier than usual. Ilex verticillata Itea virginica ‘Henry’s Garnet’ also living well up to its name. Itea virginica ‘Henry’s Garnet’ Gaultheria mucronata…

3rd October

…Ilex verticillata Ilex verticillata This is the large stock plant of Ilex mutchagara at Burncoose with Rob Toy in front of it. No flowers or berries to be seen! Ilex…

1st June

…Sciadopitys verticillata is a gorgeous yellow. I have never picked up on this before. Sciadopitys verticillata Sciadopitys verticillata Magnolia sieboldii ‘Pride of Norway’ is now full out. Is it any…

7th October

…today.Ilex verticillata with as good a crop as I have ever seen. This is one of the few hollies which is deciduous. Ilex verticillata Ilex verticillata Cotoneaster conspicuus looking good…

28th March

…holocarpa var. rosea smashed up by the rain. Staphylea holocarpa var. rosea Another drought casualty now showing up. Another drought casualty Acacia verticillata looking very fine today. Acacia verticillata Acacia…

21st July

…an old favourite with a few flowers left. Podanthus ovalifolius Bowkeria verticillata looking excellent and young self-sown plants here and there. Bowkeria verticillata Bowkeria verticillata No label so sadly no…

13th March

…years ago. Rhododendron calophytum Rhododendron calophytum Acacia verticillata flowering here for the first time since planting. Acacia verticillata Camellia x williamsii ‘Les Jury’ is a very fine red variety with…

23rd May

…conclusions and I will resist writing more now to avoid muddying the water further. We did identify a mystery plant near the Engine House as Ilex verticillata (near the Windsor…

April 2024 Ireland Trip (Day 5)

…mesnyi. Jasminum mesnyi Jasminum mesnyi Viburnum cylindricum. Viburnum cylindricum Viburnum cylindricum The baboon statues. The baboon statues The baboon statues We were told this was Bowkeria verticillata but it does…