13th May

…have quite a scent too. Salvia gregii ‘Blue Note’ An old favourite but some years the flowers are already over – Primula japonica ‘Apple Blossom’. Primula japonica ‘Apple Blossom’ 2021…

5th April

…Cercis glabra but is obviously an Amelanchier. Perhaps Asia could check where we got if from? Burncoose sells C. glabra but this isn’t it! Amelanchier Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ on…

6th February

…away in the gales forecast for the coming weekend. Tetrapanax papyrifer ‘Rex’ 2019 – CHW First flowers on Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ about on a par to last year’s sighting….

10th February

…hybrid from 1950. I had considered C. ‘Apple Blossom’ or C. x williamsii ‘Burncoose Apple Blossom’ but the latter is a mounded tight bush.] Camellia ‘Christmas Daffodil’ Camellia ‘Christmas Daffodil’…

12th April

…almost formal, albeit small, double flowers. Camellia ‘Candy Apple’ Camellia ‘Candy Apple’ Camellia ‘Candy Apple’ Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis in a good clump. Some evidence of cold damage to some…

28th September

…be made before the apples properly dropped. Crab apple Crab apple The Cottage in late September. The Cottage Secondary flowers (very poor ones) on Rhododendron ponticum. Nearby we saw Rhododendron…

27th September

…crab apple tree with plenty of low hanging fruit in a hedge and are enjoying the rather bitter taste. crab apple tree crab apple tree A group of Betula utilis…

23rd September

…(Magnoliaceae) and, also, Podocarpus (Podocarpaceae). We settled on malus as being the genus least well represented here but the plan is for flowering and fruiting (or non-fruiting) crab apples rather…

Visit to Tregrehan – 12th March 2022

…entrance. Pachystegia insignis Pachystegia insignis Peach blossom already in the greenhouse. Peach blossom Tamarillo (tree tomato) laden with ripe fruit. Tamarillo Rhododendron veitchianum just out. Rhododendron veitchianum Brassaiopsis aff. hispida…

15th October

…Philadelphus pekinensis were only planted in 2015. Philadelphus pekinensis This Deutzia x rosea ‘Yuki Cherry Blossom’ has developed slowly after planting in 2020. Deutzia x rosea ‘Yuki Cherry Blossom’ This…