4th August

…its name in its secondary new growth. Quercus ‘Chimney Fire’ Quercus ‘Chimney Fire’ 2017 – CHW MORE from Ventnor.Acacia pravissima as a 15-18ft tree with many seed pods. Acacia pravissima…

26th May

…abelicea Zelkova abelicea Zelkova abelicea Sorbus dunnii from Roundabarrow nurseries – also planted November 2019. Sorbus dunnii Sorbus dunnii Azalea ‘Fireball’. Wonderful dark new growth. Azalea ‘Fireball’ Azalea ‘Fireball’ Azalea…

4th June

…full new growth in the nursery car park. Podocarpus x ‘County Park Fire’ Podocarpus x ‘County Park Fire’ I have been trying to photograph Escallonia ‘Apple Blossom’ in flower for…

1st December

…of leylandii and bay trees below the greenhouses to let in more light. A good fire. A good fire A good fire The new medlar has lost its leaves but…

16th March

…then propagate):-Camellia “Fire ‘n’ Ice” Camellia “Fire ‘n’ Ice” Camellia “Fire ‘n’ Ice” Camellia ‘Free Spirit’ Camellia ‘Free Spirit’ Camellia ‘Free Spirit’ Camelia ‘Silver Ruffles’ Camelia ‘Silver Ruffles’ Camelia ‘Silver…

12th March

…Camellia ‘Silver Ruffles’ Camellia “Fire ‘n’ Ice” has been photographed in the diary once before. In the rain I may not have done it justice. Camellia “Fire ‘n’ Ice” Camellia…

10th March

…‘Eleanor May’ Magnolia ‘Eleanor May’ Magnolia ‘Fire Glow’ (Magnolia cylindrica x Magnolia denudata ‘Sawadas Pink’) Magnolia ‘Fire Glow’ Magnolia ‘Fire Glow’ Magnolia ‘Candy Cane’ – Gresham hybrid unknown origin Magnolia…

6th May

…yet. Podocarpus ‘County Park Fire’ Podocarpus ‘County Park Fire’ Viburnum odoratissimum full out today. Viburnum odoratissimum Viburnum odoratissimum Viburnum odoratissimum Fagus sylvatica ‘Brathay Purple’ has peculiar curled and twisted leaves….

20th August

…(hawthorn) laden with seeds Sorbus aucuparia (mountain ash) with perhaps the finest crop of all. mountain ash And of course Quercus robar (English oak). Quercus robar Sorbus intermedia fruits not…

26th February

…by the fire, in the Heligan tearooms waiting to do the filming. waiting to do the filming waiting to do the filming A rather pretty bicoloured vinca (which I do…