Taxus baccata ‘Lutea’

The first Irish Heritage Plant (IHP) to be recorded is a variation of our native yew. The upright form with vertical branches which was found growing on a hillside close to Florencecourt, County Fermanagh, is known worldwide as the Irish yew. It is not the only unique variation of the native yew, but its poisonous […]

Galanthus ‘Kildare’

While the snowdrop seems to exert a special fascination on many members of the gardening public and there are plenty of books about snowdrops, comparatively little coverage is given to those snowdrops that have been found, or bred, and named in the gardens and nurseries of Ireland. One of the choice Irish snowdrops that we […]