7th April

…and now a stout multi-stemmed shrub. Salix fargesii Salix fargesii New leaves on Prunus conradinae planted in 2010. Prunus conradinae I find another 2011 planted Magnolia loebneri ‘Lucy Carlson’ which…

15th January

…quick growing and attractive shrub. Salix fargesii Salix fargesii Cedrus brevifolia with lots of new growth which has shorter and sparser needles than the more mature growth. Cedrus brevifolia Cedrus…

1st September

…how it shapes up for any autumn colour. Salix fargesii Salix fargesii Sorbus japonica from Crug Farm was only planted in 2010 but is already a sturdy tree with attractive…

5th February

fargesii (?) seedling is full out in Rogers Quarry. Very early! Rhododendron fargesii Rhododendron fargesii Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’ is coming out and a sensational colour in Rogers Quarry. Magnolia sargentiana…

RHS Savill Garden Pictures 2018

…‘Barto Rose’ Rhododendron oreodoxa var fargesii ‘Barto Rose’ Rhododendron oreodoxa var fargesii ‘Barto Rose’ Carex oshimensis ‘Everillo’ Carex oshimensis ‘Everillo’ Carex oshimensis ‘Everillo’ Helleborus ‘Pink Frost’ stood out among the…

12th November

fargesii Rhododendron fargesii Next year’s flower buds already showing on Rhododendron sinonuttallii. Rhododendron sinonuttallii Rhododendron sinonuttallii This stewartia has been wrongly named over the years as Stewartia sinensis and Stewartia…

9th April

…Aucuba japonica. Aucuba japonica Rhododendron oreodoxa var. fargesii in flower. Rhododendron oreodoxa var. fargesii Rhododendron oreodoxa var. fargesii Flowers out on the elderly and, I suspect, dying Meliosma alba (formerly…

Visit to Tregrehan – 3rd November 2018

…insignis may take its name from the seed clusters which perhaps resemble a radiata pine cone (doubtful)? Decaisnea insignis Decaisnea fargesii Decaisnea fargesii Decaisnea insignis Carpinus japonica with seed capsules…

4th April

…front gate. Magnolia ‘Genie’ Magnolia ‘Genie’ Enkianthus perulatus out early and covered in bells. Enkianthus perulatus Enkianthus perulatus First flowering of Rhododendron oreodoxa var. fargesii. Rhododendron oreodoxa var. fargesii 2018…

15th October

fargesii. Decaisnea fargesii Decaisnea fargesii Vitex agnus-castus finally out in flower. Vitex agnus-castus Vitex agnus-castus Colour on the most recent new growth on Carpinus tschonoskii. Carpinus tschonoskii Amazing leaves on…