5th June

…orange flowers – another first flowering. Pittosporum illicioides angustifolium Euonymus wilsonii with a rather more impressive display of yellow flowers. Euonymus wilsonii Euonymus wilsonii Here are the two plants given…

13th June

…and rather striking for a euonymus. Euonymus wilsonii Euonymus wilsonii The new laurel hedge protecting the Rookery from salt laden westerly gales was planted this spring. Some drought casualties as…

3rd June

…the greenhouse. Aesculus wilsonii Aesculus wilsonii Aesculus wilsonii A solitary flower on a Magnolia wilsonii on a hot bank. Doubt it will survive unless it rains soon. You cannot begin…

22nd September

…any obvious berries as yet but none have died. Cotoneaster wilsonii Cotoneaster wilsonii Aesculus wilsonii laden with conkers again this year. Last year’s crop germinated well. Aesculus wilsonii Salix gracilistyla…

30th April

…layer. Quite a show today! Rhododendron ‘Corona’ Rhododendron ‘Corona’ Rhododendron ‘Corona’ First flowers on a young Magnolia wilsonii which are hard to photograph. Magnolia wilsonii Rhododendron ‘Bow Bells’ (williamsianum hybrid)…

24th May

…on a newly planted Syringa wilsonii (now S. tomentella apparently). Syringa wilsonii (now S. tomentella) Syringa wilsonii (now S. tomentella) I cannot identify this elderly rhododendron which is a fine…

21st June

…replacement plant for the old dead one outside the back yard. Styrax wilsonii Styrax wilsonii Styrax wilsonii Styrax americanus (Kankakee Form) is not quite out yet. Styrax americanus 2019 –…

2nd September

…‘Ruby Spice’ Ripe seeds on a young Magnolia wilsonii up from the two Magnolia x veitchii for Asia to collect now. Magnolia wilsonii The nearby young Magnolia sieboldii seeds are…

23rd September

…seen before. This young plant has grown well with some shade in this year’s drought. Styrax wilsonii Styrax wilsonii 2017 – CHW David West from Fromefield Nurseries thought this was…

17th June

…anthers stand out on the tiny flowers. Styrax wilsonii Styrax wilsonii Magnolia virginiana ‘Moonglow’ is just coming out. It will be a good show soon. Nothing out yet on the…