2nd September

…as hardy, common or floriferous even though from the Mediterranean rather than Chile. That is the ‘common’ bit I suppose. Myrtus luma Myrtus luma Myrtus luma Myrtus luma Myrtus luma

13th October

…wilsoniana have now turned an attractive bright red. Sorbus wilsoniana Sorbus wilsoniana Even now the remnants of The Beast are still showing up. Luma apiculata (Myrtus luma) has considerable bark…

24th May

Luma rhodo Chip Luma rhodo Chip Luma rhodo Tom Hudson has kindly sent me a picture of his Halesia macgregorii flowering with him which looks very wonderful. Ours have yet…

12th July

…and the variegated foliage. Most flowers are on the sunnier side as you can see. A great display for July. Luma apiculata ‘Glanleam Gold’ Luma apiculata ‘Glanleam Gold’ Luma apiculata…

30th August

…all three plants actually. Luma apiculata ‘Glenlean Gold’ Luma apiculata ‘Glenlean Gold’ Luma apiculata ‘Glenlean Gold’ One of Karol’s small size new labels in place. No seeds on ‘Tina Durio’…

9th July

…yet. Olearia pachyphylla Puya chilensis flowers full out despite the cold winter. Puya chilensis Puya chilensis Luma chequen just coming out as a huge bush 20ft tall and wide. Luma

26th March

…tall tree above Orchid House Nursery. Amomyrtus luma Amomyrtus luma Magnolia ‘Phelan Bright’ is listed as a Gresham hybrid but I seem to remember Jim Gardiner telling me that there…

14th September

…Ilex cornuta 2019 – CHW Jaimie has discovered a veritable sea of self-sown Amomyrtus luma (formerly Myrtus luma) seedlings above the Four in Hand. Amomyrtus luma The three large established…

19th April

…A squirrel eating young shoots in the oak tree above joined the bonfire. stone circle stone circle The Amomyrtus luma trees look good flowering behind Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ with…

14th July

…out now. Not much sign of myrtles yesterday at Osborne house despite their love of hot dry banks and self seeding. Perhaps too cold for Amomyrtus luma but plenty at…