10th July

subsp. cuneifolia label but is also subsp. tenuis even if not quite out subsp. tenuis subsp. tenuis subsp. tenuis 3. This large plant was planted in 2006 above Charlie Michaels…

1st April

subsp. jacquemontii ‘Knightshayes’ Betula pendula subsp. szechuanica ‘Liuba White’. Betula pendula subsp. szechuanica ‘Liuba White’ Betula pendula subsp. szechuanica ‘Liuba White’ Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis – the best catkins today….

21st July

subsp. cuneifolia but covered in flower this year. Meliosma dillenifolia subsp. cuneifolia The oldest Manglietia insignis now has a hole right through its trunk and only one side shoot which…

23rd February

…to see this one! Magnolia ‘Atlas’ (seed parent) and Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata ‘Lanarth’ (pollen parent) Magnolia ‘Atlas’ (seed parent) and Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata ‘Lanarth’ (pollen parent) Magnolia ‘Atlas’…

26th September

…twigs. Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala 2017 – CHW Sparse seeding on the wild collected form of Magnolia cylindrica. Some seed pods are rounded with only a…

10th March

…help! 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’…

23rd June

…have when the flowers are 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…

5th September

…Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis ‘China Ruby’ A similarly confusing range of bark colours on Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis ‘Chinese Garden’. Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis ‘Chinese Garden’ Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis…

12th May

…clearly. We do therefore have Pomaderris apetala subsp. maritima (to give it the full NZ title) correctly named. Pomaderris apetala Pomaderris apetala Pomaderris apetala Magnolia ‘Honey Liz’ outstanding today with…

7th March

…M. campbelli subsp mollicomata ‘Werrington’ – this appears to now be called ‘Avalon’. Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ x M. campbelli subsp mollicomata ‘Werrington’ Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ x M. campbelli subsp mollicomata…