5th October

…are yellowish not pure white. You could be forgiven for thinking that the leaves were those of a Lithocarpus. Ours is clearly wrongly named. Schima argentea Schima argentea Schima argentea

30th August

…S. argentea is however another very dull thing. I need an expert opinion! Six to eight feet tall. Shepherdia argentea Shepherdia argentea An unidentified rhododendron on the path on from…

10th September

…‘Nymansay’ Good reshooting from the half fallen over and pollarded Eucryphia cordifolia. Eucryphia cordifolia The Cornus alternifolia ‘Argentea’ which also fell over has been successfully pollarded, uprighted and tied into…

9th June

…main ride. 2020 – CHW A young Cornus alternifolia ‘Argentea’ in flower at Donkey Shoe. The Burncoose one has been pollarded after being hit by fallen branches. Cornus alternifolia ‘Argentea’…

27th September

…the mature Schima khasiana. We have Schima argentea and Schima wallichii in the garden but they are younger and not out. I am confused by the three species which do…

19th October

…I have planted several species including Schima argentea and do not see that much difference in the three species which are supposedly identifiable. This is an older ?1950s plant which…

26th August

…next step is to assemble all our schima in flower and photograph them. In theory we have S. khasiana, S. wallichii and S. argentea or that is what they were…

28th August

…superba (see two days back) look much the same from a distance. Sadly no flower buds on our (supposed) Schima argentea this year. A few on (supposed) Schima wallichii but…

12th January

…and when I look further into the plans it is actually a Schima wallichii which I had forgotten about. We do have four separate species of Schima (khasiana, argentea and…