24th October

…is in fact Lindera sericea but I bet Crug Farm and the Wynn-Joneses who collected it would not agree. Lindera umbellata var lancea Lindera umbellata var lancea Lindera umbellata var…

3rd October

…conservatory plant to us. An odd bud formation and quite an attractive autumn flower? I have never seen this before. Phymosia umbellata Phymosia umbellata Neolitsea sericea flowering away in the…

10th October

…protected too. Zanthoxylum armatum Zanthoxylum armatum Wonderful autumn colour again this year on Lindera umbellata. </div Lindera umbellata Lindera umbellata Rhododendron ‘Yellow Hammer’ with its secondary autumn flowers which are…

26th October

umbellata Phymosia umbellata Two different coloured forms of Rostrinucula dependens. The pink form is nicer. A dependable late autumn herbaceous plant growing up to 6ft in height. Rostrinucula dependens Rostrinucula…

17th April

…books. Acer tsinlingense Acer tsinlingense Sorbus coloneura with young growth and flowers. Sorbus coloneura Sorbus coloneura Lindera umbellata in flower. Not that exciting! Lindera umbellata 2018 – CHW Day two…

23rd June

…cuneifolia Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp. cuneifolia Picrasma quassioides is a genus from China/Japan related to ailanthus as is evident here. Picrasma quassioides Nyssa leptophylla (ex Roundabarrow). Nyssa leptophylla Lindera umbellata membranacea….

23rd July

…Solanum crispum ‘Glasnevin’ is similar. Solanum crispum ‘Glasnevin’ Rhaphiolepsis umbellata is setting seed. Rhaphiolepsis umbellata The climbing Fuchsia ‘Lady Boothby’ has its first three flowers. Planted last year and doing…

22nd March

…back on the night train. Not the greatest display of plants I have seen but some nice things – Abies pindro, Lindera umbellata, Viburnum furcatum, Michelia platypetala.I took two forms…

13th June

…is a cross between Eriobotrya deflexa and Rhaphiolepis (perhaps) umbellata. I have missed the flower which was light pink and rhaphiolepis like but the leaves look more like a gordonia…

24th September

…dainty leaf arrangement. Sycopsis tutcheri Sycopsis tutcheri Sycopsis tutcheri Lindera lancea (Lindera umbellata var lancea perhaps) is producing a wonderful show of yellow autumn colour. Planted in 2011 it is…