10th June

…japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’ Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’ Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’ Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’ Sorbus gongashanica in flower for the first time. Not exactly a species to write home…

5th June

…japonica ‘Emerald Pagoda’ has popped out. Its flowers are easily the largest of any ‘japonica’ variety and, arguably, of any styrax species. Styrax japonica ‘Emerald Pagoda’ Styrax japonica ‘Emerald Pagoda’…

11th July

…‘Emerald Lace’ Hydrangea arborescens ‘Emerald Lace’ Hydrangea arborescens ‘Emerald Lace’ Hydrangea arborescens ‘Eco Pink Puff’ was unusual too. When fully out the flowers do not really resemble a hydrangea and…

19th November

…very wet weeks? Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’ now leafless but with the seeds still hanging and one branch broken by the weight of the flowers or seeds. Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald

6th June

the best named clone of japonicus. Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’ Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’ Styrax hookeri is much sparser in flower and only just now coming out. Styrax hookeri Abies…

23rd June

…as well as free standing shrubs. Here Euonymus ‘Emerald and Gold’. Euonymus ‘Emerald and Gold’ Euonymus ‘Emerald and Gold’ Hebe rakiensis in full flower. Hebe rakiensis Hebe rakiensis Brachyglottis ‘Sunshine’…

5th November

…seen elsewhere have had red berries. Cotoneaster salicifolius ‘Pink Champagne’ Cotoneaster salicifolius ‘Pink Champagne’ A picture to add to the styrax collection of Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’ growing below The…

9th November

…Large flowers and equally large seeds on this superb plant. No other styrax anywhere near. Styrax ‘Emerald Pagoda’ Styrax ‘Emerald Pagoda’ A young Rhododendron keysii with plenty of flower. Not…

1st July

…is quite the largest flower of any Styrax japonicus variety and possibly of any styrax species. Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’ Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’ Magnolia obovata ‘Pink Flush’ is quite…

20th November

…in leaf. Styrax japonicas ‘Emerald Pagoda’ Styrax japonicas ‘Emerald Pagoda’ 2015 – CHW I had seen Rhododendron nobleanum out from the shooting trailer for a day or two but not…