18th October

…small crab apple like fruits. Sorbus zahlbruckneri Ilex fargesii subsp. fargesii var. fargesii (what a mouthful!) acquired from Pan-Global Plants. Ilex fargesii (wild collected) was growing here and measured in…

16th May

…confirm by Susyn here also. Ilex fargesii subsp. fargesii var. fargesii Ilex fargesii subsp. fargesii var. fargesii This Metrosideros robusta has been grown on under cover for several years but…

9th June

…not a separate species as thought until fairly recently. Styrax japonicus ‘Fargesii’ Styrax japonicus ‘Fargesii’ Styrax japonicus ‘Fargesii’ Styrax japonicus ‘Fargesii’ Styrax japonicus ‘Fargesii’ Styrax japonicus ‘Fargesii’ c) Styrax hemsleyanus…

31st May

…garden. Decaisnea fargesii Decaisnea fargesii An even larger Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ below Slip Rail (1991 planted) is in partial shade and the flower bracts are not as red. This is…

7th March

fargesii Rhododendron oreodoxa var. fargesii Rhododendron oreodoxa var. fargesii Garrya elliptica ‘James Roof’ was scorched to brown in the recent east wind but will probably recover as it has before….

13th March

…growth buds. Salix fargesii Salix fargesii Camellia ‘Pink Icicle’ has very variable flowers as they open fully. Camellia ‘Pink Icicle’ Camellia ‘Pink Icicle’ Magnolia ‘Cecil Nice’ about to open. Magnolia…

21st June

…plant has hardly a flower this year. Styrax japonicus ‘Fargesii’ Styrax japonicus ‘Fargesii’ Stewartia pseudocamellia with its first flower showing. Stewartia seem to be late into flower this year and…

30th June

…quickly the new growth has come where there were not flower heads. Prunus ‘Collingwood Ingram’ Rhododendron arizelum Rhododendron arizelum Seeds pods forming after the flowers on Decaisnea fargesii. By autumn…

8th April

…at least five weeks ago. Rhododendron fargesii Rhododendron fargesii A Rhododendron monstroseanum seedling looking very fine. We had a ‘first’ at Windsor with this. Rhododendron monstroseanum Rhododendron monstroseanum 2017 –…

16th June

…Isle of Wight seems to have rather darker flowers than this but is in full sun there; whereas this is in partial shade. Catalpa fargesii f. duclouxii Catalpa fargesii f….