28th June

…national survey on surviving elms. Ulmus minor subsp. angustifolia (or Ulmus carpinifolia var. cornubiensis). Ulmus minor subsp. angustifolia Ulmus minor subsp. angustifolia Ulmus minor subsp. angustifolia Ulmus minor subsp. angustifolia

6th August

…michauxii Pyrus x michauxii Pyrus x michauxii Hoheria angustifolia in full flower. Hoheria angustifolia Hoheria angustifolia Hoheria angustifolia Correa bachhousiana with its first two flowers out very early and loads…

12th March

…than I have ever seen before. Phillyrea angustifolia Phillyrea angustifolia Phillyrea angustifolia Rhododendron ‘Praecox’ – a particularly good flowering form although completely deciduous here. Rhododendron ‘Praecox’ Rhododendron ‘Praecox’ (Heather) Erica…

30th May

…Araucaria angustifolia Araucaria angustifolia Outstanding in the nursery today were: Iris ‘Jane Phillips’ Iris ‘Jane Phillips’ Rehmannia elata Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘Milky Way’ Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘Milky Way’…

24th March

…although no leaves remain. Hoheria angustifolia Hoheria angustifolia Hoheria populnea ‘Alba Variegata’ has started a leaf drop too. I suspect not all will drop. In a previous very cold spell…

23rd December

…mid winter. A much larger plant kept most of its leaves for most of the winter last year. Lindera angustifolia Lindera angustifolia First flowers on the irregularly variegated Camellia x…

4th April

…in flower high up at 15-18ft. Attractive yellow flowers against the reddish stems. Lindera angustifolia Lindera angustifolia Another Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Titan’ above the Auklandii Garden. The flowers are exactly…

10th January

…growing indeed. Lindera angustifolia Lindera angustifolia A large elderly Camellia x williamsii ‘George Blandford’ in the new Rookery clearing. Camellia x williamsii ‘George Blandford’ Camellia x williamsii ‘George Blandford’ Deer…

3rd August

…foliage and tiny leaves but, today, the tree is plastered in flower as you can see here. Hoheria angustifolia Hoheria angustifolia I catch the scent of the last few flowers…

8th September

…autumn colours. Rhododendron schlippenbachii The first time I have seen a plethora of chubby six-sectional seed heads forming on Hoheria angustifolia. Hoheria angustifolia 2018 – CHW This is a discovery!…