Tag: Euonymus

Eucomis bicolor

Autumn

Fruits abound this autumn, some less noticeable than others. Tucked away in the rock garden’s east valley is Euonymus nanus. As its name suggests this is a dwarf…

Euonymus sieboldianus. Photo by Tony Garn

Translucent promise

Not all deciduous leaf, autumn colours are fiery shades. The foliage on the Euonymus sieboldianus growing in the glasshouse border is virtually translucent. Just as rewarding in the…

Euonymus oxyphyllus. Photo by Tony Garn

Full of fruit

Young plants of Euonymus oxyphyllus have enjoyed this summer’s climate. The fruit produced are held pendulously on this season’s growth. The fleshy capsule, segmented into five parts is…

Euonymus wilsonii. Photo by Tony Garn

Reminders of romance

Seed pods; bright yellow, tucked into the evergreen canopy of Euonymus wilsonii. Splitting apart into even segments revealing the red coated aril. A spectacular find at this time…

Jasminum nudiflorum

Review of the year

A year of snowfall; snow fell of a quality not seen in Edinburgh for several years. On the 9th February; we even resorted to attaching the snow plough…

Euonymus sieboldianus

Fiery red autumn colour

Mid October traditionally sees the start of the autumn colour. Until now a few trees have turned, notably Aesculus and Betula providing the traditional sound of walking and…

Highlights: 10.10.07

The autumn colours on the deciduous tree canopy are now reaching their best. The yellows of the Betula and Hamamelis collections, reds of the Sorbus and Euonymus species…

Highlights: 25.9.07

A visit to Dawyck, to see the start of the Autumn colour is recommended. The Horse Chestnuts are leading the field but the most intense colour is provided…