7th November

…attempt to procreate before death. Osmanthus heterophyllus Osmanthus heterophyllus Osmanthus heterophyllus 1938 – JCW Erica hybrida just shows flower. I have made a big bed of Primula forrestii. 1920 –…

21st July

…peculiar deeply cut leaves and numerous but very variable spine-tipped lobes. Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Sasaba’ Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Sasaba’ One of the ancient original Hydrangea aspera subsp. sargentiana in the Auklandii Garden…

27th September

…Osmanthus heterophyllus (by girth) is nicely scented and producing a good show on what is otherwise a dullish evergreen. Osmanthus heterophyllus Osmanthus heterophyllus The Mevagissey fire brigade had a practice…

2nd October

…flowering after a dry early summer? Ilex ficiodes Ilex ficiodes First flowers on Osmanthus heterophyllus which is performing at the correct time of the year. Osmanthus heterophyllus Osmanthus heterophyllus Flowers…

17th October

…be a nuisance. Clerodendron trichotomum Clerodendron trichotomum Clerodendron trichotomum Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Argenteomarginatus’ in full flower. Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Argenteomarginatus’ Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Argenteomarginatus’ 2017 – CHW Asia has very cleverly spotted that…

14th January

…bad ornamental plant for a dark corner. Here it is being enveloped by a podocarpus. Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Aureomarginatus’ Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Aureomarginatus’ This oak limb quickly cut up and sorted after…

1st January

…holly berries mixed with Podocarpus salignus, Thujopsis dolbrata and Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Variegatum’. Just the odd bit of Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Aureovarigatus’ in the mix. Rather an original mix! Ilex aquifolium ‘Bacciflava’…