5th May

…out 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…

11th March

…at Hovel Cart Road is Lindera cercidifolia (planted 2002) coming nicely into flower and growing well in full sun. According to the reference books this is now Lindera obtusiloba (seen…

15th February

…forms. Candelabra primulas Lindera tonkinensis appears evergreen. Planted only in 2016 as a new lindera species to us. Lindera tonkinensis Lindera tonkinensis Magnolia sargentiana ‘Blood Moon’ (2016 planted also) has…

12th March

…Eucalyptus 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…

3rd September

…to us. Lindera sericea Lindera sericea Lindera sericea Neolitsea polycarpa is making good growth. The leaf form resembles the lindera below Donkey Shoe. It is certainly hugely different from Neolitsea…

24th September

…flowers?) clearly visible at the tips of the twigs. A hard frost could do some damage here. Lindera lancea Lindera lancea Lindera lancea Lindera lancea Ilex cornuta is doing pretty…

8th April

…Both species have been planted here and I am not sure quite which this is. Illicium floridanum Illicium floridanum Lindera obtusiloba is about as out as it gets. Lindera obtusiloba…

10th January

…is clearly a full evergreen with us in a normal winter. Lindera tonkinensis Lindera angustifolia now with obvious flower buds and perhaps more semi-evergreen. Very quick growing indeed. Lindera angustifolia…

17th September

…dozen or fifteen different lindera species in the garden now. Anyway it is Chinese and bloody rare but in the Burncoose catalogue! Lindera aggregata Lindera aggregata Lindera aggregata Meliosma dilleniifolia…

24th October

…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 lancea 2015…