5th May

…of coldstore LINDERA obtusiloba LINDERA obtusiloba Two linderas in flower. The relatively newly discovered (and easy from seed) Lindera aggregata, an evergreen with silvery undersides to its leaves, has tiny…

11th March

…is now Lindera obtusiloba (seen in bud last week). To me its growth habit is quite different to Lindera obtusiloba as are its flowers. Need to check the leaves later…

15th February

…end of its twigs above the Auklandii Garden. Not very recognisable as a Lindera? Lindera angustifolia Candelabra primulas coming out of the ground nearby. Mainly yellow forms. Candelabra primulas Lindera

3rd September

…shot up tall. A new species of lindera to us. Lindera sericea Lindera sericea Lindera sericea Neolitsea polycarpa is making good growth. The leaf form resembles the lindera below Donkey…

24th September

…dainty leaf arrangement. Sycopsis tutcheri Sycopsis tutcheri Sycopsis tutcheri Lindera lancea (Lindera umbellata var lancea perhaps) is producing a wonderful show of yellow autumn colour. Planted in 2011 it is…

12th March

…pauciflora subsp niptiophila Lindera triloba – out more fully than last year. I fear our large plant below Slip Rail has died. Lindera triloba Lindera triloba Ypsilandra thibetica better than…

24th October

…is in fact Lindera sericea but I bet Crug Farm and the Wynn-Joneses who collected it would not agree. Lindera umbellata var lancea Lindera umbellata var lancea Lindera umbellata var…

17th September

…but in the Burncoose catalogue! Lindera aggregata Lindera aggregata Lindera aggregata Meliosma dilleniifolia var cuneifolia has huge pendulous seed clusters to match its flowering habit above the two M x…

5th November

…this to Lindera obtusiloba and the variable leaves are clearly easily confused. However our two original Lindera obtusiloba have a rather different growth habit so I firmly believe we have…

4th March

…by now but the buds are still closed tight. This species is often confused with Lindera triloba but they have rather different habits here. Lindera obtusiloba is already a small…