Walking through the gardens at Burncoose nursery was a delight, so many beautiful trees. A huge magnolia caught our attention.
Another beautiful specimen was one we think is a Snake Bark Maple. The bark was gorgeous. We used plant.net to identify it. If anyone can confirm or tell us different, we’d be happy to learn. .
Later, when I went to collect some veg for dinner from the allotment, I spotted a sign on a neighbour’s plot and we completely agree!
Posted by mybeautfulthings on September 29, 2021 in Cornwall, environment, nature, Photography, Postaday2021
Tags: Magnolia delavayi
September 30, 2021 at 12:32 am
Variegated Snakebark Japanese Maple -yep you nailed it.
Now that is a very impressive Magnolia. Here in Nova Scotia, in the near by town of Annapolis Royal there is a historical garden with a variety of Magnolias. The are quite impressive in the spring, are they not.
October 3, 2021 at 7:22 pm
Thanks for the confirmation. That garden is spectacular in the Spring, wonderful blooms all over the place. I’ll post some pictures next Spring.Glad you also have a garden to see their beauty. 😊
September 29, 2021 at 9:49 pm
Hmm, I’ve seen that sign somewhere before!
October 3, 2021 at 7:23 pm
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