31st May

…photograph a few pittosporum species in flower.Ilex yunnanensis in full growth with flower buds showing. Ilex yunnanensis Lithocarpus glabrata (from Crûg) in full new growth. Looking at the leaf I…

29th May

…myrtle? Much larger white flowers than the tiny cream ones seen recently on Ilex yunnanensis here. Ilex yunnanensis var. parvifolia Ilex yunnanensis var. parvifolia Photinia serratifolia? Pretty similar to the…

31st March

…over winter and some will soon drop. The bark is attractive on the new stems too. Stachyurus yunnanensis Stachyurus yunnanensis Stachyurus yunnanensis Stachyurus yunnanensis Stachyurus lancifolius (BSWJ 5690 – a…

6th February

…now. Osmanthus yunnanensis Osmanthus yunnanensis Osmanthus yunnanensis Osmanthus yunnanensis Osmanthus yunnanensis Galanthus elwesii now full out. Galanthus elwesii Hydrangea lobbii has, not unexpectedly, caught a chill in the cold. The…

5th May

…in full flower Carpinus rankanensis Carpinus rankanensis An ancient Sorbus caloneura Osmanthus yunnanensis – a feature plant with a circular appearance Osmanthus yunnanensis Osmanthus yunnanensis Picrasma quassioides Picrasma quassioides Picrasma…

20th March

…Stovin Bradford, Jeremy & Natalie Johnston, John & Pru Folliot Vaughan). Worcester College reunion Worcester College reunion A young Osmanthus yunnanensis in flower properly for the first time. Now the…

12th February

…scrub below Hovel Cart Road and a decent young plant now getting away after deer nibbling above the Magnolia x veitchii. Osmanthus yunnanensis Osmanthus yunnanensis To my surprise the garden…

4th August

…is the same species and was pollarded earlier due to old age. Its new growth is green not purple as Jaimie noticed before me. Osmanthus yunnanensis Osmanthus yunnanensis Osmanthus yunnanensis

23rd February

…reclassified but doubts remain) nearly over. Odd flaking on the bark where the side branches have grown out from the main stem. Polyspora yunnanensis Polyspora yunnanensis Polyspora yunnanensis Perhaps the…

23rd July

…Magnolia mote. Magnolia mote Another of Maurice Foster’s Hydrangea aspera introductions. Hydrangea aspera Seed on Camellia yunnanensis. Camellia yunnanensis seed We saw one more species of Meliosma with gigantic leaves…