24th April

…still (Sorbus x Aronia). A peculiar bi-generic hybrid but not as dull or uninteresting as you might think in flower in a week or two. Bi-generic hybrids are scarce and…

2nd May

…showed it at Rosemoor last year but I cannot remember the expert’s conclusions. big leafed rhododendron big leafed rhododendron As it rains we rush back home seeing:More overpowering clumps of…

12th April

…is this (I suspect) euonymus? A big tree behind the Camellia tsai plantation. My guess is Euonymus myrianthus. Euonymus myrianthus Euonymus myrianthus Euonymus myrianthus Euonymus myrianthus Daphniphyllum oldhamii (CWJ 12351)…

18th February

…yellow magnolia collection (Phase 1) and a few specimen trees in Tunnel Field (two acres) at Burncoose. It does not look a big pile but there are 60 different yellow…

15th September

…but it frightened the house visitors! big limb has cracked off an oak big limb has cracked off an oak A few big seeds setting on Styrax obassia but not…

12th May

…flowers. There were species other than sinogrande seedlings here originally and we might try again with a bit more clearing up. big leaf rhodods big leaf rhodods One seldom gets…

12th June

…on rubbish dump full out. R weyrichii gone. Big display in Old Park been over for some time. Wilsons’ R fortunei in Big Quarry well out. Saw Maddeni species in…

3rd March

…hidden within the bush than most of the others. Rhododendron ririei The first decent big leaf Rhododendron sinogrande that I have seen out this year. Rhododendron sinogrande Rhododendron sinogrande The…

7th August

…Doubt any will be alive next spring. dead big and small leaved rhododendrons dead big and small leaved rhododendrons dead big and small leaved rhododendrons dead big and small leaved…

2nd August

…flowers on Mag sinensis, many on big Parviflora, and on all 3 evergreen Mag on big wall. Rho didymum very good in places. Romneya at its best. There has been…