2nd August

…Aesculus parviflora Aesculus parviflora Aesculus parviflora A very ancient but lovely Rhododendron auriculatum (I think) although the one next to it is a similar sized Rhododendron decorum. Little scent today….

1st October

…which is not in our growing meliosma collection here which he saw during his visit. Both are amazing plants! Meliosma parviflora Meliosma parviflora Meliosma parviflora 2015 – CHW One forgets…

April 2018 Irish trip (Day 3)

…californica Myrica californica Picea parviflora – no seed still in the cones. Picea parviflora Picea parviflora Picea parviflora Rossdohan House as a ruin. Rossdohan House Rossdohan House Rossdohan House Rossdohan…

17th July

…[tapestry] unveiled 5’11” x 3’1” – day space men shook hands. 1934 – JCW Fuschias goodish. Romneya never so good. Mag delavayi very full of bud. M parviflora had 1900…

6th August

…plant (only 8-10ft tall) has improved with more light. Aesculus parviflora Aesculus parviflora 2018 – CHW Wonderful leaves and new growth on Dipteronia sinensis as a young multi-stemmed plant. Dipteronia…

19th May

…very good. 1940 – CW Mag nicholsiana at best but big one mostly over. Wilsoni fully out, Parviflora just first lot of flowers. Auklandii still good in places. Tally Ho…

4th October

…of the tree. Schima khasiana Aesculus parviflora is showing early autumn colour and the conkers which we saw earlier have either dropped or been collected already by Asia. Aesculus parviflora

29th March

…‘pleasure’ of a biondii here yet. Magnolia amoena Magnolia amoena Attractive young leaves on a clump of Aesculus parviflora. Aesculus parviflora Dad’s Rhododendron ‘Red Centurion’ nearly full out. Rhododendron’Red Centurion’…

25th June

…1928 – JCW Styrax, Wilsonii Langleyense, Hemsleyanus the hybrid and Japonica are all nice. Diaprepes is in flower well. Magnolia parviflora fairly good and some hypoleuca buds. 1924 – JCW…

1st July

…as in 1927 apparently in every detail. 1927 – JCW Came from Scotland, they have had good rain here, Griersonianum, Maddeni, Styrax wilsonii all very good. Many Magnolia parviflora open…