17th October

…be a nuisance. Clerodendron trichotomum Clerodendron trichotomum Clerodendron trichotomum Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Argenteomarginatus’ in full flower. Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Argenteomarginatus’ Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Argenteomarginatus’ 2017 – CHW Asia has very cleverly spotted that…

Irish trip April 2018

…to collect Thomas Methuen-Campbell. Osmanthus delavayi full out and looking fine. One of four in square beds featuring a magnolia. Osmanthus delavayi Osmanthus delavayi Typical snow damage on Ceanothus thyrsiflorus…

12th March

…calleryana ‘Chanticlear’ Osmanthus burkwoodii – excellent in flower as a low clipped hedge. Osmanthus burkwoodii Osmanthus burkwoodii Osmanthus burkwoodii Osmanthus burkwoodii 2016 – CHW First day of the RHS Rosemoor…

2nd April

…one small live branch and some still live reshooting. Little cause for optimism. Osmanthus yunnanensis Osmanthus yunnanensis Osmanthus yunnanensis The old Litsea glauca suddenly died about six years ago but…

7th October

…More research needed. [This seems to demonstrate that this is not Ilex opaca!] Osmanthus Osmanthus Osmanthus 2019 – CHW A few berries and flowers on show in the nursery today.Ilex…

7th November

…the few flowers were simply an attempt to procreate before death. Osmanthus heterophyllus Osmanthus heterophyllus Osmanthus heterophyllus 1938 – JCW Erica hybrida just shows flower. I have made a big…

21st July

…peculiar deeply cut leaves and numerous but very variable spine-tipped lobes. Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Sasaba’ Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Sasaba’ One of the ancient original Hydrangea aspera subsp. sargentiana in the Auklandii Garden…

4th August

…species and was pollarded earlier due to old age. Its new growth is green not purple as Jaimie noticed before me. Osmanthus yunnanensis Osmanthus yunnanensis Osmanthus yunnanensis A solitary and…

11th October

…not see on mature plants. Still too immature to flower but will not be long. Osmanthus yunnanense Osmanthus yunnanense Just the odd flower left on Eucryphia lucida. This plant seems…

14th January

…for a dark corner. Here it is being enveloped by a podocarpus. Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Aureomarginatus’ Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Aureomarginatus’ This oak limb quickly cut up and sorted after the gales. oak…