A trip to Tregrehan to study Hydrangeas

…Hydrangea indochinensis Hydrangea indochinensis Hydrangea indochinensis Hydrangea chinensis aff. Hydrangea chinensis aff Hydrangea chinensis aff Hydrangea chinensis aff Rhododendron nuttallii from Vietnam – the best plants I have ever seen….

31st March

…years. The racemes of flowers are 3-4in long with 30 or so bell shaped flowers on each raceme. Stachyurus chinensis Stachyurus chinensis Stachyurus chinensis Stachyurus chinensis Stachyurus chinensis ‘Joy Forever’….

25th May

…find this species at all in The Plantsman article on enkianthus dated June 2011. Enkianthus chinensis Enkianthus chinensis Enkianthus chinensis Enkianthus chinensis Enkianthus chinensis is now full out (three plants)…

30th April

…think so! Staphylea holocarpa Maakia chinensis with its attractive silvery new growth. Maakia chinensis Maakia chinensis A carpet of sycamore flowers on the Main Ride after the rain. sycamore flowers…

9th October

…‘Wendle Weeping’ Cornus kousa var. chinensis laden with smaller red fruits which are also falling. Cornus kousa var. chinensis Cornus kousa var. chinensis Cornus kousa var. chinensis This was planted…

27th May

…Aesculus x bushii Aesculus x bushii Flowers (white) just opening on the rare Aesculus chinensis which may have the tallest racemes of flowers of any aesculus species. Aesculus chinensis Aesculus…

30th May

…the nursery today were: Iris ‘Jane Phillips’ Iris ‘Jane Phillips’ Rehmannia elata Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘Milky Way’ Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘Milky Way’ Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘China Girl’…

4th June

…of the later flowering species. A small slow growing tree rare in cultivation. Aesculus chinensis Aesculus chinensis Aesculus chinensis Aesculus chinensis Crataegus schraderiana is finally out in flower. Flowers sit…

28th October

…insignis Acer capillipes past its best. Acer capillipes Aralia chinensis in flower which I do not recollect seeing before. Aralia chinensis Aralia chinensis Aralia chinensis 2019 – CHW The BBC…

10th June

…2015 – CHW A cornus hunt reveals:Cornus kousa var Chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’This plant was given to my father by Richard Carew-Pole when he was RHS president. Cornus kousa var chinensis