24th June

…but its leaf form is not that of the R. hispida which we sell in the nursery and the flowers are not pink. Robinia hispida var kelseyi has lilac-pink flowers…

11th June

…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 these…

21st August

…is Robinia x slavinii ‘Hillieri’ rather than Robinia hispida var kelseyi as I thought earlier. Both are said to flower in June but the leaf structure looks more like R….

2nd June

…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 but out a…

17th October

…plant now is. Clethra delavayi Clethra delavayi Clethra delavayi Pterostyrax corymbosus was also planted in 2008 by the clethra. Pterostyrax hispida is much better known than this rarity which has…

21st September

hispida (£50 each!) On Nick Lock’s stand: Euonymus bungeanus with pink seed pods Buddleia heliophylla Paul Bonavia: A huge stock plant of Tibouchina urvilleana (we were selling Tibouchina orangensis) Treseders…