22nd July

Clethra 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…

8th August

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2019 – CHW (photos to follow) A collection of Clethra in flower today: Clethra tomentosa…

17th September

…as is Clethra delavayi which we normally think of as being late or even the last to flower. Hillier’s says Clethra tomentosa is a late flowering US species. Clethra tomentosa…

22nd September

…conversions 2016 – CHW We have all missed the first flowering at Caerhays of another new clethra species. Clethra monostachya has leaves similar to Clethra delavayi but a different growth…

17th October

…of over-seeding. 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…

29th July

…and now 20ft x15ft. Clethra monostachya Clethra monostachya Clethra monostachya 2018 – CHW Quercus insignis has recovered from the hit it took in the ‘Beast’ and has produced a good…

17th July

…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 as many…

13th October

…‘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 in March but has clearly…

11th October

…other clethra species in all other respects I suggest but nice enough today. Clethra pringleyi Clethra pringleyi Here is the split in half Magnolia ‘Tropicana’ which I mentioned as a…

11th September

…plants have very short lives of only 20 years or so. Clethra delavayi Clethra delavayi 2015 – CHW Here is an example of the enormous versatility and colour range of…