14th June

…Carpinus henryana Carpinus henryana Carpinus henryana The two unlabelled Carpinus with a weeping habit are, I think, C. shensiensis. 2019 – CHW One of the rhododendrons grown from seed supplied…

2nd October

…I think not on past autumn flowering. Tilia henryana Tilia henryana Tilia henryana Cotoneaster ‘unknown’ above The Hovel has large, oval, orange fruits but not in profusion and only in…

28th September

…up with the drive plant soon. Tilia henryana Tilia henryana Tilia henryana 2015 – CHW The very first flowers on Camellia sasanqua ‘Rosea’ outside the front door. I may have…

30th May

…species photographs of a week or so ago. Tilia henryana Tilia henryana Tilia henryana Jaimie came across an 8in long baby grass snake. Grass snake These are apparently Mullein moth…

27th July

…together with the reddish new growth, fits the description of Carpinus henryana. Whether I or Duchy Nurseries had mislabelled it initially we will never now know. Carpinus henryana Carpinus henryana

1st January

…the gales. the first ‘wild’ daffodils Tilia henryana Tilia henryana And still a perfect flower on Hydrangea Madame Mouilliere. Absolutely unbelievable but there it is for all to see. Hydrangea…

26th June

…growth on Tilia henryana New growth on Tilia henryana Liriodendron tulipifera ‘Aureomarginata’ Liriodendron tulipifera ‘Aureomarginata’ Right beside it and absolutely stunning in the sunlight is the fully fledged Liriodendron tulipifera…

2nd September

…officinalis var biloba Tilia henryana has flowered early and the seeds are setting. The whitish bracts behind the seed clusters are interesting and attractive. Tilia henryana Tilia henryana The fattest…

4th September

…species zanthoxylum species zanthoxylum species Tilia henryana just coming out in Penvergate. Plastered in flower. However the plant on the drive has none this year. Tilia henryana Tilia henryana Stewartia…

9th May

…to its name. Salix magnifica Carpinus henryana flowerless still. Carpinus henryana Aesculus x bushii (Aesculus mississipiensis) is, I fear, wrongly named as the flowers should be multi-coloured and not just…