3rd June

…the old original hangs on just. I bought a replacement. Meliosma pungens Meliosma pungens Lithocarpus kawakamii with new seed just forming. Lithocarpus kawakamii Lithocarpus kawakamii A huge Buddleia colvillei planted…

A trip to Tregrehan to study Fagacaea

…lost this. Quercus candicans Quercus candicans Quercus tatakaensis from Taiwan. Quercus tatakaensis Quercus tatakaensis Lithocarpus kawakamii which may be the species with the largest leaves. Lithocarpus kawakamii Lithocarpus kawakamii Lithocarpus…

A trip to Tregrehan to study Hydrangeas

…a trio. Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group…

26th May

kawakamii Paulownia kawakamii Paulownia kawakamii Paulownia kawakamii Sorbus gongashanica in flower. Sorbus gongashanica Sorbus gongashanica Magnolia acuminata ‘Seiju’ with better flowers than a week or so ago. Magnolia acuminata ‘Seiju’…

4th May

…a good crop of flowers on Magnolia ‘Banana Split’. Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ Paulownia kawakamii is still sparse flowering but what interesting flower colours in the trumpet. Paulownia kawakamii Paulownia kawakamii

10th January

…but Tom Hudson has had it in full leaf at Tregrehan in December. Carpinus kawakamii Carpinus kawakamii Carpinus kawakamii Camellia x williamsii ‘Celebration’ (a darker from of Camellia ‘Donation’) is…

15th June

…we thought, rendered it dead. The light pruning from six weeks ago has helped. Karpinus kawakamii Karpinus kawakamii Leptospermum lonigerum full out and a blaze of white. Leptospermum lonigerum Leptospermum…

24th September

…last couple of years. Paulownia kawakamii Paulownia kawakamii Berries on Cornus iberica. Deer nibbling here too. Cornus iberica Cornus iberica One of Dad’s original Rhododendron ‘Red Centurion’ covered in secondary…

27th January

…williamsii ‘Rosemary Williams’ 2020 – CHW Plenty of new growth on the evergreen Carpinus kawakamii. Carpinus kawakamii Carpinus kawakamii The buds on Michelia doltsopa are swelling furiously. Michelia doltsopa First…

14th June

…growing and, with us, evergreen Carpinus kawakamii growing below Tin Garden. Carpinus kawakamii Carpinus kawakamii The species listed below are all in Kennel Close. A young and drought affected Carpinus…