14th June

…one) still has good red new growth. Carpinus rankanensis Carpinus rankanensis Carpinus rankanensis Carpinus henryana seems larger leaved than C. henryana var. simplicidentata. Carpinus henryana Carpinus henryana Carpinus henryana The…

2nd October

…I think not on past autumn flowering. Tilia henryana Tilia henryana Tilia henryana Cotoneaster ‘unknown’ above The Hovel has large, oval, orange fruits but not in profusion and only in…

28th September

…drive plant soon. Tilia henryana Tilia henryana Tilia henryana 2015 – CHW The very first flowers on Camellia sasanqua ‘Rosea’ outside the front door. I may have failed to find…

30th May

…of a week or so ago. Tilia henryana Tilia henryana Tilia henryana Jaimie came across an 8in long baby grass snake. Grass snake These are apparently Mullein moth caterpillars or…

27th July

…together with the reddish new growth, fits the description of Carpinus henryana. Whether I or Duchy Nurseries had mislabelled it initially we will never now know. Carpinus henryana Carpinus henryana

1st January

…the gales. the first ‘wild’ daffodils Tilia henryana Tilia henryana And still a perfect flower on Hydrangea Madame Mouilliere. Absolutely unbelievable but there it is for all to see. Hydrangea…

26th June

…growth before. New growth on Tilia henryana New growth on Tilia henryana Liriodendron tulipifera ‘Aureomarginata’ Liriodendron tulipifera ‘Aureomarginata’ Right beside it and absolutely stunning in the sunlight is the fully…

2nd September

…officinalis var biloba Tilia henryana has flowered early and the seeds are setting. The whitish bracts behind the seed clusters are interesting and attractive. Tilia henryana Tilia henryana The fattest…

4th September

…species zanthoxylum species zanthoxylum species Tilia henryana just coming out in Penvergate. Plastered in flower. However the plant on the drive has none this year. Tilia henryana Tilia henryana Stewartia…

9th May

…initially rounded leaves as yet. Carpinus orientalis Salix magnifica living up to its name. Salix magnifica Carpinus henryana flowerless still. Carpinus henryana Aesculus x bushii (Aesculus mississipiensis) is, I fear,…