Plant of the month for February is…

Plant of the month for February is…

Edgeworthia chrysantha Not sure why i haven’t nominated this shrub before. She is a stunner. The clusters of heavily scented yellow flowers nod and fill the air during late winter. The flowers are coated in white/silvery hairs which is an added attraction during...
The first plant of the month for 2018 is…

The first plant of the month for 2018 is…

Camellia saluenensis ‘Trewithen Red’. A dark form of the species C. saluenensis which was introduced by George Forrest, from Yunnan China, in 1918. Named for many a year here at Trewithen as C. saluenensis ‘Dark Form’ the name ‘Trewithen...
And the winner is….

And the winner is….

Voting for the 2017’s Plant Personality of The Year awards were, for the first time, opened up to our Twitter followers. The results were as follows (feel the suspense building) In 3rd place with 0% of the vote is: Cornus kousa var.chinensis A surprise not to...
October’s plant of the month is…

October’s plant of the month is…

Euonymus cornutus var. quinquecornutus This rare small shrub has a graceful, loose, weeping habit. The unusual flowers develop into fruit that appear as if a spider has attached the seed to the plant with a strand of web. They have been described a looking like...
Plant of the month for September

Plant of the month for September

Plant of the month for September is… Clematis ‘Aureolin’ (C.tangutica ‘Aureolin’) A dense, climbing, Clematis. An easy to grow and manage species (a good chop/hack down in late winter does the trick). The rich “Primrose”...