17th April

…frames. Clusters of maroon coloured flowers and very pretty indeed. Sausage shaped seed pods last autumn. Holboellia latifolia subsp. chartacea Holboellia latifolia subsp. chartacea Eucommia ulmoides with elm-like leaves is…

15th September

…seeds and cuttings now at record levels. Holboellia latifolia var. chartacea has three huge pinkish purple seed pods each of which is nearly half the size of a banana. Two…

2nd August

…a fatsia flower I think. Metapanax davidii Metapanax davidii Holboellia latifolia with its purple seed pods. Another new first for us (or me anyway). Another direct result of a hot…

2nd December

…Acer sikkimense WWJ11613 Acer sikkimense WJC13674 Illicium philippinense CWJ12466 Sorbus ullungdonensis BSWJ 12640 Meliosma myriantha v. discolour MF 97132 Turpinia ternata CWJ12360 Aristolochia semepervirens BSWJ13600 Dactylicapnos ventii WJC13786 Holboellia latiflora…

7th April

…(as would be expected). Magnolia laevifolia x M. maudiae BKR Magnolia laevifolia x M. maudiae BKR I always get muddled between Stauntonia hexaphylla and Holboellia since they appear so similar…

11th February

…growth in the frame but with a covering and some wind protection. Hydrangea lobbii Hydrangea lobbii Stauntonia hexaphylla (or is it Holboellia latifolia?) has flower clusters nearly out. A vigorous…