1st October

…simmondsii (nitida) Eucalyptus simmondsii (nitida) Eucalyptus simmondsii (nitida) Eucalyptus mannifera var praecox has exceptional peeling bark at a young age and nice foliage. It does look like an obvious casualty…

31st January

…Lonicera nitida ‘Tidy Tips’ Lonicera nitida ‘Tidy Tips’ Lonicera nitida ‘Tidy Tips’ Lonicera x purpusii ‘Winter Beauty’ is full out as one would expect. Lonicera x purpusii ‘Winter Beauty’ Osmanthus…

17th June

…Wonderful bronze new growth on a young Magnolia nitida tucked away in a sheltered spot by the Main Ride. Magnolia nitida Magnolia nitida Another elderly clump of recently cut back…

30th March

…exactly a showstopper either. Torreya taxifolia Torreya taxifolia Torreya taxifolia Magnolia nitida full out with the most marvellous scent. The stripe on the petals is not visible until the flower…

27th March

…new growth showing already. Magnolia nitida Magnolia nitida Magnolia ‘Angelica’ – second flowering. Magnolia ‘Angelica’ Magnolia ‘Angelica’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Paul Cook’ –…

15th March

…Magnolia nitida Magnolia nitida The first yellow magnolia to flower this year is Magnolia ‘Sunray’. Two flowers out today. Magnolia ‘Sunray’ A nice clearing for a batch of specie rhododendrons…

8th March

…You cannot tell for a bit how much damage has actually been done to evergreens like this in the cold. Magnolia nitida Magnolia nitida More to come. 2017 – CHW…

21st April

nitida category. Parkameria yunnanensis Parkameria yunnanensis Parkameria yunnanensis Michelia velutina has long pointed leaves but ‘not in the top 10 by flower’ according to Tom. Not on his list either….

27th August

…setting. Vaccinum megaphyllum 2017 – CHW More seed questing. Schefflera pauciflora has its first ripening seed clusters. A good colour! Nearly ready to collect. Schefflera pauciflora Schefflera pauciflora Magnolia nitida

11th January

…Stewartia pteropetiolata Stewartia pteropetiolata A good young Magnolia nitida getting away well for once. We have failed with several in recent years all from seedlings grown here. Magnolia nitida Evergreen…