April 2018 Irish trip (Day 3)

…Blephylocalyx crookshankii Beautiful blue bell shaped flowers but horrid prickles too. Rhapithamnus spinosus. blue bell shaped flowers blue bell shaped flowers blue bell shaped flowers blue bell shaped flowers Pitavia…

12th July

Blue’ not bad either. Salvia ‘Big Blue’ Salvia ‘Big Blue’ 2022 – CHW The hydrangea season is getting into full swing and the drive here is now full of colour…

7th May

Blue’. Rhododendron augustinii ‘Penheale Blue’ Rhododendron augustinii ‘Penheale Blue’ Rhododendron zaleucum nearby is rather paler! Rhododendron zaleucum Rhododendron zaleucum Rhododendron ‘Saint Tudy’ to complement the colour range and satisfy the…

5th June

…not as good a ‘blue’ flower as M. ‘Woodsman’ and M. ‘Patriot’ which was out a month earlier. Odd and different! Magnolia acuminata ‘Blue Opal’ Magnolia acuminata ‘Blue Opal’ Philadelphus…

16th April

…in plants with Dutch labels. Rhododendron ‘Blue Diamond’ Rhododendron ‘Blue Diamond’ Rhododendron ‘Michaels Pride’ is just coming out at least a month early for Chelsea where we usually show it…

13th May

…pulverulenta ‘Blue Sky’ Zenobia pulverulenta ‘Raspberry Ice’ Zenobia pulverulenta ‘Blue Sky’ Cornus alternifolia ‘Argentea’ – another plant which shows up well in a tent. Cornus alternifolia ‘Argentea’ Acer shirasawanum ‘Moonrise’…

1st January

…from under the Ilex x meserveae ‘Blue Prince’ which now looks rather scruffy. removed the ivy Camellia ‘Dewatairin’ (‘Hatsu Zakura’ as we have always called it) is very early for…

27th August

…sparkle to use them to their full potential. blue flowering hydrangea blue flowering hydrangea blue flowering hydrangea blue flowering hydrangea 2018 – CHW Schefflera aff. mynocarpa has a flower head…

8th June

…going again. Podocarpus elongatus ‘Blue Chip’ Podocarpus elongatus ‘Blue Chip’ Podocarpus elongatus ‘Blue Chip’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Titan’ has very yellow leaves. Drought strain I fear. Terminal? Magnolia x brooklynensis…

4th September

…‘Pink Cloud’ An even better secondary show on another clump of Rhododendron ‘Blue Tit’. Rhododendron ‘Blue Tit’ Viburnum rhytidophyllum now nearly full out but no butterflies feeding yet. Viburnum rhytidophyllum…