27th May

carnea Aesculus x carnea Aesculus x neglecta (Aesculus glaucescens) is going over. The flowers are pale yellow and a much lighter colour than Aesculus flava. Aesculus x neglecta Aesculus x…

4th September

species (to us) in flower? Slow growing but seeding at a very young age. Very rare and not in Hillier’s. Aesculus woerlitzensis Aesculus woerlitzensis Aesculus woerlitzensis 2016 – CHW We…

30th May

…here before? Crataegus laevigata ‘Pauls Scarlet’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Pauls Scarlet’ Aesculus carnea ‘Briottii’ has a few flowers out but nearly over. Aesculus x bushii Aesculus chinensis is also out high…

5th June

Aesculus x mutabilis ‘Induta’ Aesculus x mutabilis ‘Induta’ Above the greenhouse the first flowering of our new aesculus collection based on Michael Heseltine’s National Collection at Thenhurst. What else (apart…

26th July

…here in late May. Magnolia virginiana ‘Satellite’ Magnolia virginiana ‘Satellite’ Aesculus parvifolia tends to get forgotten and certainly I had missed it when describing how other species of aesculus were…

2nd September

…worst looking at our chestnuts generally. Aesculus wilsonii Aesculus wilsonii Sadly no seed has formed on Paulownia fortunei which flowered for the first time in the spring. 2016 – CHW…

26th May

…Trees – no description. Aesculus woerlitzensis Aesculus woerlitzensis Aesculus woerlitzensis Magnolia obovata ‘Pink Flush’ is out but has lost its ‘flush’ during Chelsea week. In bud as we left. Another…

4th June

…compact growing plant and well worth its place. Aesculus are never perceived properly as welcome flowering additions to June in woodland gardens. Aesculus x carnea ‘Briottii’ Aesculus x carnea ‘Briottii’…

29th April

AESCULUS wangii AESCULUS wangii AESCULUS wangii 1951 – CW Heavy hail showers. Michelia at its best but bruised. Davidsonianum very good and Maddeni’s coming out. Blue Tit and Yellow Hammer…

28th October

…turn their superb autumn yellow. Acer palmatum ‘Senkaki’ Acer palmatum ‘Senkaki’ Acer palmatum ‘Senkaki’ A young Aesculus wangii shows no sign of the onset of autumn. Aesculus wangii Aesculus wangii…