18th June

…do not seem quite right for Cornus alternifolia. Cornus alternifolia Cornus alternifolia Finally Magnolia globosa is coming out after two to three weeks of showing colour. Magnolia globosa Magnolia globosa…

27th May

…bracts. Cornus kousa ‘Ed Mezitt’ Cornus kousa ‘Ed Mezitt’ Cornus alternifolia covered in bees and full out. Cornus alternifolia Cornus alternifolia Cornus alternifolia Flowers just out on Rhaphiolepsis indica. Rhaphiolepsis…

29th July

…lanceolata Freylinia lanceolata A flower bud on Hedychium gardnerianum. Hedychium gardnerianum An extraordinary Melaleuca alternifolia with ‘cotton wool’ flowers. Never seen before. Melaleuca alternifolia Melaleuca alternifolia Melaleuca alternifolia Prumnopitys taxifolia…

19th October

…kobus ‘Octopus’ Magnolia kobus ‘Octopus’ Magnolia ‘Atlas’ x ‘Vulcan’ has one chubby seed pod. Magnolia ‘Atlas’ x ‘Vulcan’ Cornus alternifolia with attractive reddish-black autumn colour. Cornus alternifolia Cornus alternifolia 2017…

18th November

…inwards before they drop. The reference books say autumn colour ‘sometimes’ and we have had no frost yet. Cornus alternifolia Cornus alternifolia 1934 – JCW A long spell of dryish…

29th August

…Cornus alternifolia, a seedling from our original plant, has made huge growth in four years and is now producing white berries turning black in huge clusters. Cornus alternifolia Cornus alternifolia

22nd November

…within although the new growth is still green. Cornus alternifolia Cornus alternifolia Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’ on the drive is at its best. Acer palmatum ‘Ozakazuki’ nearby is already leafless. Acer…

21st September

…Farm stand: Roscoea purpurea f. rubra ‘Gurkha Red’ Roscoea purpurea f. rubra ‘Gurkha Red’ Cardiandra alternifolia amamiohshimensis – hydrangea relative Cardiandra alternifolia amamiohshimensis Cardiandra alternifolia amamiohshimensis Cardiandra formosa ‘Xitou Survivor’…

23rd August

…Wars’ Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ Fruits forming and already ripening on Cornus alternifolia. Cornus alternifolia Clethra alnifolia ‘Pink Spires’ full out. Clethra alnifolia ‘Pink Spires’ Clethra tomentosa ‘Cottondale’ not quite full…

13th May

…Gold’ Zenobia pulverulenta ‘Raspberry Ice’ [ALONGSIDE] Zenobia pulverulenta ‘Blue Sky’ Zenobia pulverulenta ‘Raspberry Ice’ Zenobia pulverulenta ‘Blue Sky’ Cornus alternifolia ‘Argentea’ – another plant which shows up well in a…