28th March

flexuosa Phyllostachys flexuosa Phyllostachys flexuosa One multi-stemmed Staphylea holocarpa ‘Rosea’ is now full out and at its absolute best. It has hardly faded to white although this was what seemed…

21st January

…grows by the pond at Burncoose too where it tries, as here, to run wild. Phyllostachys flexuosa Phyllostachys flexuosa Phyllostachys flexuosa Phyllostachys flexuosa A good clump now in the teeth…

23rd June

…pachyphyllus Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp. flexuosa perhaps. Another one to watch and key out when properly out. Drooping, terminal panicles of flowers here. Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp. flexuosa Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp. flexuosa

31st July

…subsp cuneifolia Meliosma flexuosa – now Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp flexuosa Meliosma tenuis – now Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp tenuis New Trees (effectively the ninth reference volume of Bean) implies that Meliosma…

11th March

…blasted away. Interesting to remember that we saw secondary (and darker) flowers on the same tree only last October. Magnolia denudata ‘Forrests Pink’ The Meliosma flexuosa up Hovel Cart Road…

10th July

…Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp. cuneifolia (plumes of creamy white flowers with hawthorn-like fragrance) Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp. flexuosa (pendant terminal panicles of fragrant white flowers) Melisoma dilleniifolia subsp. tenuis (pyramidcal nodding panicles…

10th April

…After much reading and viewing ‘A Complete Compendium of Chinese Bamboo’ I am not much the wiser. I had always thought this was Phyllostachys flexuosa but it does not seem…