23rd February

…attractive) and pink in the petals. The best form/species seen so far today. Polyspora speciosa Polyspora speciosa Polyspora speciosa Polyspora speciosa Polyspora speciosa Polyspora speciosa Polyspora yunnanensis (= longiocarpa as…

17th December

…around Christmas.Polyspora longicarpa (WWT 11601) has large spreading white flowers and a similar spreading habit as a shrub. Polyspora longicarpa (WWT 11601) Polyspora longicarpa (WWT 11601) Polyspora axialis f. tonkinense…

3rd February

…planted Magnolia campbellii. Magnolia campbellii Rhododendron arboreum subsp. cinnamomeum already full out. Rhododendron arboreum subsp. cinnamomeum First flowering of a young Polyspora on Rookery Path. Polyspora Brassaiopsis dumicola (KWJ 12217)…

28th April

…axialis (from Crug) was planted two years ago. Good new growth but it looks chlorotic. Perhaps this is normal for this rare new species? Polyspora axialis Polyspora axialis Polyspora speciosa…

31st December

…12204) Polyspora speciosa (KWJ 12204) Polyspora speciosa (KWJ 12204) Polyspora speciosa (KWJ 12204) Polyspora speciosa (KWJ 12204) Still a few leaves on a young Styrax officinalis which is unexpected in…

26th August

…there is still much confusion in the naming of Polyspora species. Polyspora axialis Polyspora speciosa (WWJ 11934) next door is doing well and now 8-10ft tall three or four years…

21st February

…all gordonia species have now been reclassified as polyspora which may or may not make sense. Polyspora longicarpus Polyspora longicarpus The other old Magnolia campbellii near Tin Garden is now…

23rd January

Polyspora axillaris var. tonkinensis Polyspora longicarpa WWJ 11604 now full out but showing a bit of mild scorching at the tips of its leaves. Polyspora longicarpa WWJ 11604 Polyspora longicarpa…

8th January

…of Polyspora speciosa in the sun today. Polyspora speciosa Polyspora speciosa Polyspora speciosa Camellia japonica ‘Emperor of Russia’ which has irregular viral variegation in most of its flowers. This plant…

6th November

…ahead and its first flowers are full out. Polyspora longicarpus Polyspora longicarpus Polyspora longicarpus Another unnamed Camellia x williamsii similar to the one on the drive is out below Tin…