8th August

…collect. On the other the flowers are not yet out. Clethra pringleyi Clethra pringleyi Clethra pringleyi Clethra pringleyi 2018 – CHW An occasional shower and a definite cooling of the…

22nd July

…delavayi Clethra delavayi Clethra delavayi Clethra monostachya is flowering nearby in Bond Street below the dump for the first time I have seen it anyway. Very attractive flower and yet…

23rd August

…out. Clethra tomentosa ‘Cottondale’ Clethra tomentosa ‘Cottondale’ Clethra tomentosa ‘Cottondale’. Planted in 2003 this has now made a large spreading (by suckering) plant about 6-7ft tall and 10-12ft wide. Clethra

17th September

…The other clethras nearby are long over as is Clethra delavayi which we normally think of as being late or even the last to flower. Hillier’s says Clethra tomentosa is…

17th October

…One flower remains out hidden in the small tree which this plant now is. Clethra delavayi Clethra delavayi Clethra delavayi Pterostyrax corymbosus was also planted in 2008 by the clethra….

4th September

…in Old Park to try to identify in my new book. Perhaps Hydropus floccipes. fungi Clethra pringleyi nicely out in the nursery. Clethra pringleyi Clethra tomentosa ‘Cottondale’ making a good…

22nd September

…has leaves similar to Clethra delavayi but a different growth habit or so it appears so far. Clethra monostachya Clethra monostachya The March 2016 new planting above the Auklandii Garden…

29th July

…1903 but planted here about 20 years ago and now 20ft x15ft. Clethra monostachya Clethra monostachya Clethra monostachya 2018 – CHW Quercus insignis has recovered from the hit it took…

13th October

…ripe seeds on Camellia reticulata ‘Mary Williams’. Camellia reticulata ‘Mary Williams’ Clethra pringlei is now full out. The very last of the Clethra to flower here. It looked badly damaged…

17th July

…the main quarry. Clethra delavayi Clethra delavayi Clethra delavayi Eucryphia milliganii full out with its dainty small white cup flowers. It looks dwarfish but achieved 20 feet at Burncoose in…