26th March

…tall tree above Orchid House Nursery. Amomyrtus luma Amomyrtus luma Magnolia ‘Phelan Bright’ is listed as a Gresham hybrid but I seem to remember Jim Gardiner telling me that there…

19th April

…A squirrel eating young shoots in the oak tree above joined the bonfire. stone circle stone circle The Amomyrtus luma trees look good flowering behind Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ with…

14th September

…Ilex cornuta 2019 – CHW Jaimie has discovered a veritable sea of self-sown Amomyrtus luma (formerly Myrtus luma) seedlings above the Four in Hand. Amomyrtus luma The three large established…

14th July

…out now. Not much sign of myrtles yesterday at Osborne house despite their love of hot dry banks and self seeding. Perhaps too cold for Amomyrtus luma but plenty at…

2nd September

…saga was over. 2015 – CHW Every time I get to myrtles I curse the botanists and all the name changes – luma, amomyrtus, myrtus and ugni. So the common…