14th June

…A well-established Carpinus tschonoskii. Carpinus tschonoskii Carpinus tschonoskii Another Carpinus orientalis. Carpinus orientalis Carpinus orientalis Carpinus caroliniana ‘Red Hill’ also suffering from drought until last Wednesday and Friday’s torrential rain….

14th February

…plants from Javado in Holland. Quite the best Lenten lily I have yet seen although who Anna is or was I have no idea. Helleborus orientalis ‘Annas Red’ Helleborus orientalis

9th May

…the flowers should be multi-coloured and not just yellow. Early days perhaps? Aesculus x bushii Carpinus orientalis ‘Perdica’ with even smaller leaves. Carpinus orientalis ‘Perdica’ 2020 – CHW One learns…

5th January

…six years. Perhaps the best of the Sarcococcas when in flower? Sarcococca orientalis Sarcococca orientalis Sarcococca orientalis Sarcococca hookeriana var. digyna showing colour but not yet properly out. A huge…

17th May

…barumina Fiax barumina A young Carpinus orientalis just into leaf with rounded leaves. Carpinus orientalis Carpinus orientalis The rare Carpinus polyneura with a very different leaf formation. In ‘New Trees’…

2nd May

…have now fallen sideways on this extremely elderly tree. Platanus orientalis Platanus orientalis Cornus hongkongensis with bronzy new growth and flowers forming. A bit more colour in the new growth…

30th May

…landscapers for mass plantings. Salvia ‘Ost Friesland’ Salvia ‘Ost Friesland’ Fagus orientalis looks an interesting new species. Zigzag shaped new growth and large leaves. Fagus orientalis Fagus orientalis 2017 –…

4th February

…grown more widely and we can now offer a few plants only on our website. Sarcocca orientalis Sarcocca orientalis 2018 – CHW Magnolia ‘Delia Williams’ with the first outer coating…

9th February

…hookeriana ‘Purple Stem’ Sarcocca hookeriana ‘Purple Stem’ Sarcocca orientalis Sarcocca orientalis Sarcocca orientalis Sarcocca ruscifolia Sarcocca ruscifolia Sarcocca hookeriana digyna Sarcocca hookeriana digyna Sarcocca hookeriana digyna The new (to us)…

23rd January

…Sarcococca orientalis with pink tinged anthers showing from the flower heads and then white flowers. Sarcococca orientalis Sarcococca orientalis Sarcococca wallichii flowers are over but the odd black berry remains….