A trip to Tregrehan to study Fagacaea

…yunnanensis Quercus affinis from Mexico with acorns forming. Quercus affinis Quercus affinis Calycanthus chinensis (formerly Sinocalycanthus chinensis) with its last pink tinged flowers and huge leaves. The buds are rather…

28th July

…herb garden were superb. Swathes of lavender Psoralea affinis was entirely spiny heather-like foliage and blue-white pea flowers. Growing here to 8-10ft as a multi stemmed shrub. Psoralea affinis Psoralea…

23rd May

…believe this is Quercus affinis although I thought it was Quercus castanifolia when looking at the spiny acorns cups last autumn. Quercus affinis This is labelled Quercus monimotricha (90-0250) but…

6th July

affinis which arrived in 2016. Still to be planted out which I cannot find in the greenhouse area are Philadelphus palmeri, Philadelphus madrensis and Philadelphus karw(?). These only arrived last…

30th July

…doing well. Of Quercus affinis and Quercus rugosa there is no sign. Major casualties because of minimal care and maintenance on the periphery of the garden. One cannot help admiring…

22nd September

…parvifolium BSWJ6768 x Didrangea Ytiensis BSWJ11790Also the list of plants bought from Nick Lock: Berberis hypokerina Buddleja tibetica Cotoneaster affinis Euonymus wilsonii Frangula alnus ‘Aspleniifolia’ Pomaderris elliptica Viburnum fordiae Viburnum…