31st July

…Oldham?) Meliosma pungens – now simplicifolia var pungens (we have an elderly original) Meliosma cuneifolia – now Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp cuneifolia Meliosma flexuosa – now Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp flexuosa Meliosma

19th July

…the drought. Here a good Rhododendron kiyosumense. Rhododendron kiyosumense The Meliosma oldhamii flowers are so heavy that they have broken off a side branch from the tree. Meliosma oldhamii Meliosma

5th May

…Absolutely wonderful and the best thing in the garden today. Meliosma alba Meliosma alba Meliosma alba Meliosma alba Jim and Alison Gardiner were with the tour. This is Jim’s ‘Gardiner…

3rd June

…old and now only surviving Meliosma veitchiorum is in full flower with its strange pale green flowers. Meliosma veitchiorum Meliosma veitchiorum 2015 – CHW Late back from Belvoir and a…

1st October

…he saw during his visit. Both are amazing plants! Meliosma parviflora Meliosma parviflora Meliosma parviflora 2015 – CHW One forgets to look out for eucalyptus at this time of the…

9th April

…before. Meliosma oldhamii Meliosma oldhamii Sequoiadendron giganteum ‘Pygmaeum’ trailing over a fence. The reversions growing out of the top need removing. Sequoiadendron giganteum ‘Pygmaeum’ Sequoiadendron giganteum ‘Pygmaeum’ A gnarled old…

12th May

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2019 – CHW Exciting news! Meliosma oldhamii (formerly Meliosma pinnata var. oldhamii) has produced a…

4th May

…species which needs checking in New Trees as it will probably have been renamed. A small tree with black bark. Meliosma myriantha Meliosma myriantha Meliosma myriantha Quercus rhederiana (allied to…

4th July

…Hydrangea seemanii The huge flower heads on Meliosma oldhamii are still not actually out although they are so massive that branches are being bent over. Meliosma oldhamii Meliosma oldhamii This…

2nd August

…Caerhays plant actually. Meliosma oldhamii Meliosma oldhamii Long hanging trusses of lichen growing from the branches of an elderly yew tree overhanging the walled garden. I have never seen it…