5th June

…newly planted in White Stiles. Crataegus x lavalleei ‘Carrierei’ Crataegus x lavalleei ‘Carrierei’ Tail end flowers and berries forming on Cotoneaster flinckii. Cotoneaster flinckii And on Cotoneaster wilsonii. Cotoneaster wilsonii

13th June

wilsonii Styrax wilsonii Styrax wilsonii I got a strange email from overseas after Chelsea asking if we had a plant which was a cross between an eriobotrya and rhaphiolepis. I…

3rd June

…well in 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…

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

…‘Corona’ Rhododendron ‘Corona’ First flowers on a young Magnolia wilsonii which are hard to photograph. Magnolia wilsonii Rhododendron ‘Bow Bells’ (williamsianum hybrid) fades from pink to light pink as does…

24th May

…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 show…

29th May

…Aesculus wilsonii on our stand. Aesculus wilsonii Watsonia humilis on Penberth nurseries’ stand. Watsonia humilis Watsonia zeyheri on Penberth nurseries’ stand. Watsonia zeyheri Elegia tectorum Elegia tectorum Plectranthus zuluensis Plectranthus…

21st June

…wagnerianus Styrax wilsonii absolutely covered in flowers and the best show yet on our replacement plant for the old dead one outside the back yard. Styrax wilsonii Styrax wilsonii Styrax…

24th June

…of Aesculus wilsonii here and one has done especially well. Aesculus wilsonii Aesculus wilsonii The Azalea indica by the front door is covered in flower all at once. A far…

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…