29th May

…latifolia Ilex latifolia Ilex latifolia Still plenty of flowers on Rhododendron keysii. Rhododendron keysii Ilex spinigera with berries forming. A new one to Tom. Ilex spinigera Ilex spinigera A single…

22nd May

…leaf shape. Ilex kingiana Ilex latifolia in flower below Slip Rail with its identity confirmed. Ilex latifolia Here we see Ilex x altaclerensis ‘Gold King’ reverting to Ilex x altaclerensis…

10th October

…for Ilex mitis from sub-Saharan Africa where it is a large tree growing on Table Mountain and Mount Kilimanjaro above 2,500 meters. I remain doubtful. Ilex mutchagara Ilex mutchagara Ilex

16th February

…the head gardener there, to see if the group still existed? His reply and photographs appear here in full. Ilex cyrtura Ilex cyrtura Ilex cyrtura Ilex cyrtura Ilex cyrtura Ilex

6th October

…and the identical two have Forrest numbers 25424 and 25362. I. insignis is no longer a recognised specie name. Ilex hookeri or Ilex dipyrena Ilex hookeri or Ilex dipyrena Ilex

7th October

…gagnepainicina (FMWJ 13168) just below the main ride. Ilex aff. gagnepainicina Ilex aff. gagnepainicina I fail to find our Ilex mutchagara above Crinodendron Hedge.Ilex aquifolium ‘Aurea Marginata’ has some berries…

2nd October

…really rather than shrubs. Ilex dimorphophylla Ilex dimorphophylla Ilex dimorphophylla Ilex dimorphophylla Styrax japonicus ‘Westpelaar’ fruiting away as a small young plant with its attractive brown leaves. Styrax japonicus ‘Westpelaar’…

15th February

Ilex forrestii Ilex hookeri has (as you would expect) serrated leaves so this is a nonstarter.Ilex cyrtura – the leaf size is not as Galle describes and we already think…

4th October

…seen recently which had secondary flowers. Ilex cornuta Ilex cornuta Ilex cornuta Ilex kingiana with berries just about to turn colour. Laden as usual. Ilex kingiana Ilex kingiana A 1991…

23rd May

…has also partially reverted to Ilex x altaclerensis ‘Hendersonii’ from what was originally Ilex x altaclerensis ‘Belgica Aurea’. The variegated leaves are very variable. Ilex x altaclarensis ‘Belgica Aurea’ We…