14th June

orientalis is going along well – 2018 planting located as above. A dense habit and fairly small leaves. Carpinus orientalis Carpinus orientalis The dense growing and, with us, evergreen Carpinus…

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

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

…but it is not F. simplex. Fiax barumina Fiax barumina A young Carpinus orientalis just into leaf with rounded leaves. Carpinus orientalis Carpinus orientalis The rare Carpinus polyneura with a…

2nd May

…amazing rhododendron garden: Platanus orientalis – the original trunk and suckers which have now fallen sideways on this extremely elderly tree. Platanus orientalis Platanus orientalis Cornus hongkongensis with bronzy new…

30th May

…Friesland’ Salvia ‘Ost Friesland’ Fagus orientalis looks an interesting new species. Zigzag shaped new growth and large leaves. Fagus orientalis Fagus orientalis 2017 – CHW After two overcast drizzly days…

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….

5th October

…var. coreana Liquidambar orientalis is newly planted but good autumn colours already beginning. Liquidambar orientalis Likewise Juglans cinarea is quite a show. Juglans cinarea Juglans cinarea Seeds on Tilia tomentosa…