Tag: Prunus

Prunus spinosa: The Blackthorn Tree of British and Irish Folklore 

The following blog post was written by Courtney Kemnitz, a Digitiser in the RBGE Herbarium. Courtney is digitising the British Isles collection. This series of blog posts will…

Highlights: 13.8.07

Prunus armeniaca ‘Early Moorpark’ is bearing ripe Apricots in Edinburgh. A combination of climatic effects probably allowed these fruits to fully develop; the warm autumn of 2006 to…

Highlights: 23.4.07

Exochorda x macrantha on the north side of the pond. Spikes of white flowers Sophora microphylla A New Zealand legume, towering out of the sunken courtyard North of…

Highlights: 16.4.07

Lathraea clandestina – a parasitic perennial on the roots of Salix. Purple flowers, native to SW Europe Pulsatilla sp. through the Rock Garden and on the alpine wall…

Highlights: 8.4.07

Trio of Magnolia cylindrica on the Chinese Hillside and two M. kobus at the view point Prunus ‘Spire’ on the Birch Lawn, centre road Lysichiton americanus – yellow…

Highlights: 23.3.07

Visitors to the Caledonian Horticultural Society Show at the caly hall this weekend will be interested in: Magnolia sprengeri var. elongata: seen from the road walking west past…

Highlights: 1.3.07

Crocus cultivars at the East Ggate and on the slope down from the Terrace Caf√© Camellia species from an AGS trip, R24 Prunus hirtipes, south-west quarter of the…