13th March

…the late 1920s according to JCW’s notes. Michelia floribunda Michelia floribunda Michelia floribunda Michelia floribunda Michelia floribunda Next door is a huge Manglietia insignis which I had forgotten about. Quite…

21st April

…Michelia floribunda Michelia floribunda Michelia floribunda Michelia floribunda Michelia floribunda We then move onto Tom’s (wild collected in SW Yunnan and 100 miles from his collection of floribunda) Michelia doltsopa…

17th May

…always a shy flowerer and the flowers are easily hidden by leaves. Too far out for Chelsea now anyway. Wisteria floribunda ‘Violacea Plena Wisteria floribunda ‘Violacea Plena Wisteria floribunda ‘Violacea…

11th June

…is what Tom Hudson wrote to me: M. floribunda is all over SE Asia, Yunnan, Nth Vietnam, Laos, Burma, etc. M. floribunda var. tonkinensis was named for the south eastern…

19th March

…we thought were Michelia floribunda now identified as widely differing forms (to our other three) of Michelia doltsopa] Tom Hudson brought pieces of M floribunda in flower and, although the…

14th May

…double flowers appearing on the new growth rather than the old wood. Wisteria floribunda ‘Violacea Plena’ 2019 – CHW Wisteria floribunda ‘Violacea Plena’ (syn. ‘Black Dragon’) seems to flower sparsely…

1st June

…course! Vesalea floribunda Vesalea floribunda Berberis subacuminata viewed for the first time. Berberis subacuminata Berberis subacuminata Styrax grandiflorus from Roundabarrow is a new species to us (perhaps). Large hanging flowers…

22nd June

…with Crug Farm. Full out today and very well worth its place. Jaimie wants to layer it as cuttings have so far failed. Magnolia floribunda var. tonkinensis Magnolia floribunda var….

27th April

…– one plant just out while another has already produced its odd seed capsules with a few tail end flowers. DIPELTA floribunda DIPELTA floribunda DIPELTA floribunda The view from Georges…

28th April

…doltsopa and whether the big plant here of Michelia floribunda is actually that species. From: James Garnett Sent: 16 April 2020 15:55 To: Charles Williams PA Subject: Re: Magnolia martinii…