26th June

…the steps to the top office. Wisteria sinensis ‘Alba’ Lagerstroemia indica ‘Tuskergee’ Lagerstroemia indica ‘Tuskergee’ Lagerstroemia indica ‘Berlingot Menthe’ Lagerstroemia indica ‘Berlingot Menthe’ 2020 – CHW Boris says lockdown ends…

22nd October

…limii which was a gift from James Garnett at Nantes botanical garden. Lagerstroemia limii Lagerstroemia limii Lagerstroemia limii Seedpods forming on Euonymus morrisonensis. Euonymus morrisonensis Euonymus morrisonensis Seed clusters have…

27th July

…leaves. Lagerstroemia indica ‘Rhapsody in Pink’ Lagerstroemia indica ‘Rhapsody in Pink’ Lagerstroemia indica ‘Rhapsody in Pink’ Lonicera ‘Rhubarb and Custard’ – a silly name for a new plant which is…

10th August

…of the hot conditions this plant needs to perform in our climate. This is the third variety to flower in the nursery this year. Lagerstroemia indica ‘Red Emperor’ Lagerstroemia indica…

6th July

…has made exceptional growth. Parastyrax sp. Nova Parastyrax sp. Nova As has Lagerstroemia limii which was a gift from Nantes Parks. Lagerstroemia limii Lagerstroemia limii The evergreen Cornus augustata ‘Empress…

20th November

…Azalea ‘Kirin’ Lagerstroemia indica ‘Rhapsody in Pink’ living up to its name. Lagerstroemia indica ‘Rhapsody in Pink’ Lagerstroemia indica ‘Rhapsody in Pink’ Cornus florida ‘Daybreak’ with a wonderful mix of…

24th May

…unique I suspect. Syringa wilsonii New leaf on Lagerstroemia limii. Lagerstroemia limii Susyn Andrews confirms this as Photinia beauvardiana with its lovely brown new growth and hawthorn flowers coming. Semi…

5th June

…to us by James Garnett and the botanic garden in Nantes: Lagerstroemia limii Lagerstroemia limii Mallotus japonicus Mallotus japonicus The Mallotus is a small tree which I have admired in…

23rd October

…Quercus imbricaria Quercus imbricaria Quercus coccinea stunning too. Quercus coccinea Lagerstroemia indica ‘Red Emperor’ Lagerstroemia indica ‘Red Emperor’ Fothergilla intermedia ‘Blue Shadow’ Fothergilla intermedia ‘Blue Shadow’ Fothergilla intermedia ‘Blue Shadow’…

26th September

…it. Calliandra surinamensis Grevillea ‘New Blood’ which was a new introduction for us a couple of years ago is a splendid red. Grevillea ‘New Blood’ Lagerstroemia indica ‘Rosea’ just coming…