9th June

…(like arisarum?). A vigorous climber but how tender? Aristolochia sempervirens Aristolochia sempervirens Aristolochia sempervirens Taiwania cryptomeroides with its new growth. Taiwania cryptomeroides Lemon scented flowers on Magnolia grandiflora ‘Russet’. Magnolia…

17th July

…Most peculiar they are too. I have seen species of Aristolochia with better and larger flowers than this. Aristolochia sempervirens Tropaeolum ciliatum is in full flower on the castle wall…

4th August

…vigorous new suckers have appeared in the border. Tetrapanax papyrifera ‘Rex’ Tetrapanax papyrifera ‘Rex’ I was right! It is an aristolochia called Aristolochia californica. Aristolochia californica A nice spreading clump…

8th July

…Tetrapanax papyifera ‘Rex’. Alive however where there was more shelter. Tetrapanax papyifera ‘Rex’ Tetrapanax papyifera ‘Rex’ Aristolochia californica (Californian Dutchman’s pipe) is shooting well from the base but most of…

28th January

…‘Lanarth’ Aristolochia sempervirens (BSWJ 13600) in full growth already in a shady corner which it seems to be liking. Aristolochia sempervirens Garrya elliptica ‘James Roof’ has had its leaves scorched…

2nd December

…as additions to the collection here: Acer sikkimense WWJ11613 Acer sikkimense WJC13674 Illicium philippinense CWJ12466 Sorbus ullungdonensis BSWJ 12640 Meliosma myriantha v. discolour MF 97132 Turpinia ternata CWJ12360 Aristolochia semepervirens…

24th March

…following plants with us: Coprosma ‘Autumn Orange’ Coprosma grandiflora Melicytus crassifolius Melicytus obovata Myrsine aquilonia Pittosporum michei Metrosideros ‘Mistral’ Aristolochia delavayi Schinus latifolius Schinus latifolius A few white berries left…

28th July

…Rather extraordinary! Probably an aristolochia? evergreen climber evergreen climber evergreen climber I could not identify this yellow flowered plant last year but was being thick. It is Caragana brevispina. Here…