10th July

subsp. tenuis subsp. tenuis subsp. tenuis 2. This younger plant in Kennel Close carries the subsp. cuneifolia label but is also subsp. tenuis even if not quite out subsp. tenuis…

21st July

…grown Hydrangea aspera subsp. sargentiana with (as yet) darker florets than others we have seen recently and purple flowers. Hydrangea aspera subsp. sargentiana Hydrangea aspera subsp. sargentiana ‘Gold Rush’ nicely…

10th March

…Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia ‘Mr Julian’, raised by my father but only registered recently. Superb in the sun today. Magnolia ‘Mr Julian’ Camellia…

23rd June

…fully out. We should have the lot according to the planting records but I am doubtful. Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp. cuneifolia Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp. cuneifolia Picrasma quassioides is a genus from…

22nd May

…King’ Ilex x altaclarensis ‘Gold King’ Ilex ficoidea in bud. Ilex ficoidea The old original Magnolia sieboldii subsp. sinensis. Magnolia sieboldii subsp. sinensis Magnolia sieboldii subsp. sinensis We had always…

28th June

…national survey on surviving elms. Ulmus minor subsp. angustifolia (or Ulmus carpinifolia var. cornubiensis). Ulmus minor subsp. angustifolia Ulmus minor subsp. angustifolia Ulmus minor subsp. angustifolia Ulmus minor subsp. angustifolia…

20th February

…away the best yet with 50 or so flowers. Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata ‘Lanarth’ Another sister seedling to Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ down on Bond Street…

7th July

…of the huge leaves. Quite the magnolia find of the year! Magnolia macrophylla subsp ashei Magnolia macrophylla subsp ashei Magnolia macrophylla subsp ashei Magnolia macrophylla subsp ashei An odd, misshapen…

31st July

subsp cuneifolia Meliosma flexuosa – now Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp flexuosa Meliosma tenuis – now Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp tenuis New Trees (effectively the ninth reference volume of Bean) implies that Meliosma…

27th June

…purple new growth and look at the bark on the stem. Betula insignis subsp. fansipanensis Betula insignis subsp. fansipanensis Betula insignis subsp. fansipanensis In the shade the few Stewartia rostrata…