31st March

…is unexceptional as you can see. Stachyurus lancifolius Stachyurus lancifolius Stachyurus lancifolius Stachyurus lancifolius Stachyurus chinensis. This is a large spreading (even trailing) shrub which is best grown on a…

25th March

…quite splendid (deciduous). Stachyurus chinensis Stachyurus chinensis Stachyurus lancifolius also nicely in flower (deciduous). Stachyurus lancifolius Stachyurus lancifolius Another Stachyurus yunnanensis or perhaps Stachyurus sigeyosii? No leaves left and I…

8th March

…for this one to be showing. Magnolia ‘Apollo’ Stachyurus lancifolius putting on a good show for the first time with no leaves. It lives up to its name! Stachyurus lancifolius…

11th April

…as Stachyurus yunnanensis and Stachyurus sigeyosii are any match for Stachyurus chinensis in flower but these are not yet fully out and a bit chewed by roe deer. STACHYRUS praecox…

22nd November

…the leaf is still on the tree. A yellowish-white hue here outside and quite unlike the plant in the nursery photographed yesterday. Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Sorbus folgneri ‘Emiel’ still…

1st April

…is now full out and splendid. I fear it will soon die from over flowering and over seeding which it does every year. Stachyurus chinensis Stachyurus chinensis Stachyurus chinensis Some…

24th April

Stachyurus praecox ‘Magpie’ Stachyurus praecox ‘Magpie’ Stachyurus praecox ‘Magpie’ Azalea stenopetalum ‘Linearifolium’ is quite variable as to colour and the divisions in the flower. This one is in the car…

26th March

…Jones. Jonathon literally just back from Canada and off the plane with no coat. Raining and cold.Stachyurus praecox ‘Joy Forever’. S. praecox has shorter and chubbier flower tassels than Stachyurus

RHS Savill Garden Pictures 2018

…Carlyon’ Camellia ‘E T R Carlyon’ Camellia ‘E T R Carlyon’ A gigantic multi-stemmed Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Rhododendron ‘Minaura’ (minus x dauricum) an extraordinary colour…

30th August

…racemes of seed on Stachyurus chinensis. Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Secondary flowers, as usual, on Magnolia ‘Iolanthe’. Magnolia ‘Iolanthe’ Heptacodium miconoides is just coming out. This is spreading into a…