21st March

…like as good as his Magnolia maudiae yesterday. Magnolia floribunda Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ full out and superb. Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’…

29th December

…We lost three of these in cold winds by the Playhouse in 2012 but this plant is well protected at the top of the garden. Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ Sophora

10th April

…yellow hybrids. Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ absolutely full out. The flowers crowd out the few visible leaves. Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ Acer fabri is evergreen. Here,…

10th February

…planted out last spring in a very sheltered spot at the top of the garden. Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ A few more frosted flowers on Magnolia…

27th July

…heads on Sophora ?microphylla or similar. Sophora ?microphylla Sophora ?microphylla 2016 – CHW Off today to Springwood Nurseries which sits alongside Springwood funeral parlour and cemetery. Not much life in…

24th April

…Laurus nobilis 2016 – CHW Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ is full out at the greenhouse. We planted out three of these by the playhouse four to five years ago and…

29th April

…‘Kousious’ Michelia foveolata just out a month or so late. Michelia foveolata Rhododendron ‘Johnny Johnstone’ with its amazing double flowers. Rhododendron ‘Johnny Johnstone’ Sophora macrophylla ‘Sun King’ has no leaves…

12th April

…Pterocarya fraxinifolia Sorbus yuana Sorbus yuana Camellia ‘High Fragrance’ – and it certainly is. Flowers over a very long period. Camellia ‘High Fragrance’ Camellia ‘High Fragrance’ Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’…

24th July

Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’. Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’ Flower clusters in profusion not yet out on Aextoxicon punctatum. Aextoxicon punctatum Aextoxicon punctatum Tilia endochrysea with another fine set of its…

5th August

…with white flowers. Not autumn either! Eucomis autumnalis Eucomis autumnalis Seed on Pittosporum crassifolium – not seen before. Pittosporum crassifolium Sophora microphylla. 12-15ft tall here. Sophora microphylla Pseudopanax crassifolius as…