9th June

…wall. Are these flowers ‘bright red’ or ‘crimson’. I would say the former. Cestrum fasciculatum Cestrum fasciculatum Cestrum fasciculatum Philadelphus pekinensis with faintly scented creamy then white flowers. Philadelphus pekinensis…

6th January

…with plenty of bud on a large multi-stemmed bush in full leaf. There is always confusion with C. elegans and Cestrum fasciculatum / C. fasciculatumNewellii’. C. elegans is variable…

11th May

…Our plant, as we saw recently, is too ancient to have produced any seed for years. Meliosma alba Meliosma alba Cestrum fasciculatumNewellii’ Cestrum fasciculatumNewellii’ Magnolia sieboldii ‘Jersey Belle’…

The Cornwall Garden Society spring show

…fasciculatus Pittosporum fasciculatum – large dark purple flowers. Pittosporum fasciculatum Coprosma virescens – tiny leaves. Coprosma virescens Alseuosmia banksii – yellowish ‘fuchsia-like’ flowers. Alseuosmia banksii Alseuosmia banksii Olearia erubescens –…

15th April

…Splendour’ is a new one to us but clearly in the ‘Peachy’/’Daybreak’ category. Magnolia ‘Royal Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Royal Splendour’ Cestrum ‘Newellii’ full out in flower in the nursery. Cestrum ‘Newellii’…

30th July

…a Mexican species which we do not stock. Pinkish-purple or pinkish-red flowers and not that different to Cestrum ‘Newellii’ which has bright crimson flowers and is probably a hybrid of…