18th June

…not sure without seeing the berries. The flowers are very high up but do not seem quite right for Cornus alternifolia. Cornus alternifolia Cornus alternifolia Finally Magnolia globosa is coming…

29th July

…gardnerianum. Hedychium gardnerianum An extraordinary Melaleuca alternifolia with ‘cotton wool’ flowers. Never seen before. Melaleuca alternifolia Melaleuca alternifolia Melaleuca alternifolia Prumnopitys taxifolia with its juvenile new growth although this 10ft…

22nd November

…very fine. Liquidamber styrachiflua Liquidamber styrachiflua Cornus alternifolia has drooping yellow leaves within although the new growth is still green. Cornus alternifolia Cornus alternifolia Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’ on the drive…

29th August

…huge growth in four years and is now producing white berries turning black in huge clusters. Cornus alternifolia Cornus alternifolia Aesculus glabra (2011) also has peculiar shaped conkers (four only)…

19th October

…colour. Cornus alternifolia Cornus alternifolia 2017 – CHW First flowers out on Camellia sasanqua ‘Narumigata’. Camellia sasanqua ‘Narumigata’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Narumigata’ Excellent red autumn colour on Rhododendron cumberlandense. Rhododendron cumberlandense…

18th November

…seem to curl 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…