29th May

…Quarry Nursery. Ilex kingiana Tom inspects Photinia glomerata which Roy Lancaster says is definitely correctly named but Hillier’s suggests plants under this name may be Photinia serrulata. Photinia glomerata Photinia

30th September

…laevis Photinia villosa var laevis Photinia villosa var zollingeri Photinia villosa var zollingeri Photinia villosa var zollingeri Photinia villosa var koreana Photinia villosa var koreana Photinia villosa var koreana Photinia

16th April

…see from some basal shoots, but it quickly fades. We now have at least ten different species of Photinia. Photinia nussia Photinia nussia Photinia nussia Magnolia ‘Honeybelle’ now full out…

19th September

…Absolutely covered in fruit. Photinia villosa var. coreana Photinia villosa var. coreana Photinia villosa var. coreana The more common Photinia villosa var. laevis is far less heavily laden and markedly…

23rd December

…contained the following seedlings: Photinia villosa var. coreana (from Caerhays seed) Photinia beauverdiana var. notabilis (from Caerhays seed) Photinia aff. microphyllus (from Caerhays seed) Cotoneaster ‘St Andrews Blaze’ (new) Cotoneaster…

10th November

…niitakayamensis Photinia niitakayamensis Photinia macrophylla with just a very few single fruits. Nearby Photinia microphylla has died. We have really quite a good collection of Photinia species now. Trelissick gardens…

18th March

…evergreen but which has lost its leaves in the wind. Photinia macrophylla Roy with what I thought was a Gardenia. He says it’s a Photinia! Roy with what I thought…

6th October

…I showed the members the three forms of Photinia villosa (see last week) all with berries and also Photinia macrophylla. An excellent Photinia bretschneideri was also shown. A good display…

16th October

…fruits. Lonicera periclymenum ‘Honey Baby’ Lonicera periclymenum ‘Honey Baby’ Fruits on the irregularly variegated Photinia davidiana ‘Palette’. Another Photinia with fruits to add to our recent researches in this diary….

28th June

…on the Photinia investigation day. Cracking on the main stem of this multi stemmed tree by Georges Hut. Photinia Photinia Photinia This is Michael Lear’s record tree of Euonymus tingens….