24th June

…not pink. Robinia hispida var kelseyi has lilac-pink flowers so that seems the best bet as far as I know. Robinia hispida var kelseyi Robinia hispida var kelseyi Deutzia pulchra…

11th June

…base. A Styrax habit. The bark is interesting too. Pterostyrax hispida Pterostyrax hispida Pterostyrax hispida Pterostyrax hispida A first bud on the tender Magnolia tamaulipana. We have lost two of…

30th June

…at its absolute best. I normally fail to spot this. Pterostyrax hispida Pterostyrax hispida Pterostyrax hispida High up one of the younger Magnolia dealbatas is out. The others not quite….

21st September

…– hydrangea relative Cardiandra formosa ‘Xitou Survivor’ Cardiandra formosa ‘Xitou Survivor’ The peculiar herbaceous Sambucus ebulus Sambucus ebulus Sambucus ebulus On the Tregrehan stand:Brassaiopsis hispida (£50 each!) Brassaiopsis hispida Brassaiopsis…

21st August

…weeks ago. I wonder now in view of its flowering span if it is Robinia x slavinii ‘Hillieri’ rather than Robinia hispida var kelseyi as I thought earlier. Both are…

2nd June

…Pterostyrax leveillei. Some plants of P. psilophyllus have leaves without the three lobes as here. The flowers are about halfway in size and shape between Pterostyrax hispida and Pterostyrax corymbosa…

17th October

…Pterostyrax hispida is much better known than this rarity which has yet to flower. The habit is erect and the leaves not entirely styrax-like. Pterostyrax corymbosus Pterostyrax corymbosus Ailanthus altissima…