15th April

splendens but the problem is that none of the reference books refer to this sort of rust coloured downing on the new growth. Aesculus splendens Aesculus splendens Aesculus splendens Malus…

13th October

…as they should be. Neither appear to be Sorbus splendens. So the muddle and confusion persists unabated. I must get Tom involved in this quiz or debate. Sorbus wilsoniana Sorbus…

28th August

…Kennel Close planting to catch up on early autumn: Aesculus pavia ‘Splendens’ has lost its leaves but still the first conkers I have seen on our 2011 aesculus collection plantings….

23rd May

…rhododendrons to thrive. Only three groups are out so far and they have bizarre names as you would expect. Ghent Hybrids Splendens coccinea – reddish (probably correctly named as coccineum…

9th October

…as Sorbus sargentiana in 1991 but seems similar to our younger Sorbus wilsoniana. I wonder if it is actually Sorbus splendens? (IDS yearbook 2019 Pages 62-67). I will need to…