24th March

…‘Pendula’ Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ Hoheria angustifolia is a semi-evergreen and looks in better shape. No real harm here I suspect although no leaves remain. Hoheria angustifolia Hoheria angustifolia Hoheria populnea…

3rd August

Hoheria angustifolia is now 25-30ft tall with dense foliage and tiny leaves but, today, the tree is plastered in flower as you can see here. Hoheria angustifolia Hoheria angustifolia I…

3rd September

…in early August. Hoheria sextylosa Hoheria sextylosa Hoheria sextylosa 1995 – FJW It looks as if the drought is now over – the worst since 1976 and probably the worst…

18th September

…new here. Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ is full out from top to bottom. None of the other hoheria varieties (including Hoheria angustifolia) have any flower at all. Hoheria sextylosa is late…

2nd October

…flowering! Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ Nearby is Hoheria sextylosa with a much more erect habit. The flowers are larger on the newer growth where a…

4th August

…but never seems quite to die. This clump of three were planted in 1991. Hoheria glabrata Hoheria glabrata Hoheria glabrata Nearby is Eucryphia lucida also only just showing colour with…

1st August

…White’ planted as a group of three large plants in Kennel Close this spring. An excellent upright growing and bushy form. Hoheria sextylosa ‘Snow White’ Hoheria sextylosa ‘Snow White’ Hoheria

6th July

…species to flower with us. Most are September. ‘Nothing to see’ still in July in the garden of course! Hoheria glabrata Hoheria glabrata Hoheria glabrata This Rhododendron sinogrande has set…

6th August

…x michauxii Hoheria angustifolia in full flower. Hoheria angustifolia Hoheria angustifolia Hoheria angustifolia Correa bachhousiana with its first two flowers out very early and loads of buds to come Correa…

2nd November

…foliage but are a nice surprise in November. Hoheria populnea ‘Variegata’ Hoheria populnea ‘Variegata’ 1981 – FJW Vincent Curtis died – the best flower arranger of his age. 1923 –…