Plant of the month for April

Plant of the month for April

This time of year it’s really hard to pick only one plant of the month. But when she is in flower (and to be honest even if she isn’t) Rhododendron faconeri is just simply stunning. This Himalayan species introduction is usually credited to Sir Joseph...
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...
Plant of the month for December.

Plant of the month for December.

Daphne bhoula ‘Jacqueline Postill’. This is the last nominee for out Plant Personality of the Year awards 2017. All 12 “Plants of the month” qualify for the competition with the top 3 being selected in mid December, follow #PPOtY2017 on our social media...