15th October

…autumn show in the frames. Quercus x schuettii ‘Silver Shadow’ Quercus x schuettii ‘Silver Shadow’ Quercus x wavei ‘Chimney Fire’ has turned a lovely red too. Both are new oaks…

18th July

…though. Podocarpus ‘Green Queen’ Podocarpus ‘Jill’ Podocarpus ‘Jill’ Podocarpus x ‘Spring Sunshine’ is trying to become a small and rather floppy tree. Podocarpus x ‘Spring Sunshine’ Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Burgundy’ –…

25th March

…‘Elsie Jury’ Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis is in a good clump. Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis Magnolia ‘Joli Pompom’ is now full out…

6th May

…x brooklynensis ‘Moonspire’ with the usual unusual colour mix between bud and fully open flower. I had not fully taken in this one before which has its merits. Magnolia x…

3rd October

…Burncoose with Rob Toy in front of it. No flowers or berries to be seen! Ilex mutchagara We saw Acer ‘Silver Cardinal’ (formerly x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’) with seed heads…

16th March

…white with a hint of pink really (Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Lennei Alba’ x Magnolia x veitchii). Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ is however exceptional as we…

17th September

…catalpa? Entelia arborescens The Brassaiopsis dumicola flower still not fully out. Brassaiopsis dumicola Parastyrax sp. nova (BWJ 15185) with early autumn tints. Parastyrax sp. nova Fuchsia speciosa in full flower….

4th May

…tall Sequoiadendron giganteum Sequoiadendron giganteum Sequoiadendron giganteum Ilex dipyrena Ilex dipyrena Ilex dipyrena Rhododendron ‘Jubilee Queen’ (loderi ‘Venus’ x Rose du Barri – 1935) Rhododendron ‘Jubilee Queen’ (loderi ‘Venus’ x…

12th October

…pheasants or birds for some weeks. A very unripe holly! Ilex latifolia Ilex latifolia Vitex agnus-castus is just producing its pale blue flowers on a young plant, however the pictures…

13th June

…with red spots in full sun. Cornus kousa chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Beautiful foliage on Fagus sylvatica ‘Aurea Pendula’. Fagus sylvatica…