21st October

…no other lilacs anywhere near so the seed should come true with variegated leaves as here. Syringa emodii ‘Aureovariegata’ Syringa emodii ‘Aureovariegata’ Loads of ripe seed on Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp….

15th November

…emodii ‘Aureovariegata’ Syringa emodii ‘Aureovariegata’ Hydrangea quercifolia putting on its true colours – rather late? Hydrangea quercifolia Hydrangea quercifolia Daphniphyllum macropodum with fine red leaf petioles but no sign of…

8th July

…a very fine Calocedrus decurrens ‘Aureovariegata’ Wollemia nobilis and a very fine Calocedrus decurrens ‘Aureovariegata’ Cryptomeria japonica ‘Sekkan’ [Not ‘Golden Promise’ – thank you Wolfgang Keidel for pointing this out!]…

10th April

…shirasawanum ‘Jordan’ A nice leaf combination too with Aralia elata ‘Aureovariegata’ and Aralia elata ‘Variegata’. Aralia elata ‘Aureovariegata’ and Aralia elata ‘Variegata’ Michelia maudiae nicely out in a pot. A…

10th November

…lancifolius I have picked a nearly ripe seed head of Syringa emodii ‘Aureovariegata’ for Asia to try and grow. I have never seen seed heads on this plant before or…

11th November

…‘Sparkling Burgundy’ Stachyurus chinensis showing autumn colour. Stachyurus chinensis Seed heads aplenty on Syringa emodii ‘Aureovariegata’. Syringa emodii ‘Aureovariegata’ First few flowers on Camellia ‘Noblissima’ underneath the elderly Camellia reticulata…

11th September

…Cercidiphyllum ‘Red Fox’ Cercidiphyllum ‘Red Fox’ Alongside it is another summer casualty; Aralia elala ‘Aureovariegata’ has blown over. It had suckered everywhere with plain green suckers which we have been…