3rd October

…When will this USA tree be big enough to flower? Cladastris lutea (kentuckea) Cladastris lutea (kentuckea) Cladastris lutea (kentuckea) 2004 – FJW First really wet day for a long time….

28th July

…African salvia species certainly has an odd flower and remaining bract – Salvia africano-lutea (Beach salvia). Salvia africano-lutea Salvia africano-lutea Salvia africano-lutea Crassula coccinea with striking red flowers. Much better…

16th May

…‘nobbly’ trunk! Styrax japonicus Styrax japonicus The Rosa bankiae ‘Lutea’ which we pruned hard and shaped in the winter is reshooting vigorously. Rosa bankiae ‘Lutea’ The newspapers have been full…

30th April

…Paeonia ‘Isononami’ Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii – a very fine large flowered form Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii – a very fine large flowered form Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii – a…

2nd May

…well. This is however its first decent flowering since the cutback. Rosa banksiae ‘Lutea’ Rosa banksiae ‘Lutea’ The stock plant of Berberidopsis beckleri is now in a shady corner on…

31st August

lutea (kentuckea) Cladastris lutea (kentuckea) Another, rather dull, form of Hydrangea sargentiana from Crug flowering for the first time at Donkey Shoe. A poor replacement for the old clump which…

21st August

…now been cut so the view of the sea from the lawn has been restored. view of the sea Paeonia delavayi var. delavayi f. lutea is losing its leaves and…

13th May

…Rosa banksiae ‘Lutea’, one of my mother’s favourites, nicely out on a wall. After a severe pruning two years ago to make way for repointing the wall it is at…

5th May

…and Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii. Paeonia ‘Anne Rosse’ Paeonia ‘Anne Rosse’ Paeonia ‘Anne Rosse’ Paeonia ludlowii – an especially fine form (previously lutea var. ludlowii). Paeonia ludlowii Paeonia ludlowii Paeonia…

21st October

…and Maximus above ground. C europeum very good. An odd flower of Coum, the leaves of the Crocus imperati. Sternbergia lutea at its best. (Handwritten note attached to page, dated…