20th August

…down the tree. The first flower to open was around 1st July and the last may well be 10th August. In bud since 1st June. Magnolia kwangtungensis Magnolia kwangtungensis 2018…

28th October

…yellow of some merit. Diospyros lotus Callicarpa kwangtungensis – mauve/violet fruits as well as dappled colours on the fading leaves. Callicarpa kwangtungensis Callicarpa kwangtungensis Callicarpa bodinieri ‘Profusion’ – nothing beats…

A trip to Tregrehan to study Hydrangeas

…be Callicarpa kwangtungensis unnamed Callicarpa species which may perhaps be Callicarpa kwangtungensis Following our visit to Tregrehan I received this email from Tom: From: Tom Hudson Sent: 12 August 2020…

2nd December

…ssp. Chartacea HWJK2213d Dark Flowered Acer eryranthrum FMWJ13157 Acer laevigatum FMWJ13439 Betula insignis ssp. fansipanensis FMWJ 13149 Clethra fabri FMWJ13037 Dendropanax cf. kwangtungensis FMWJ13274 Ilex chapaensis HWJ946 Ternstromia kwangtungensis FMWJ13402…

31st August

…pruners to gather some of these if they are indeed ripe? Easier from cuttings perhaps. Quercus acuta The last flower on Magnolia kwangtungensis (Manglietia moto). Magnolia kwangtungensis The seed heads…

4th September

…to show. Vitex agnus castus Vitex agnus castus Acer campestre ‘Evenly Red’ showing autumn colour of no great note as yet. Acer campestre ‘Evenly Red’ Callicarpa kwangtungensis in full flower….

3rd August

…laevigata Plenty of seed pods on Styrax obassia and nearly ripe already. Styrax obassia Styrax obassia A flower finally out on Magnolia kwangtungensis (formerly Manglietia moto) and a bit on…

6th August

…flower on Magnolia kwangtungensis (Manglietia moto). Magnolia kwangtungensis Tetrapanax papyrifer ‘Rex’ root shoots have escaped the grass cut. Tetrapanax papyrifer ‘Rex’ Viburnum triphyllum from Crûg has made a large shrub….

7th August

…CHW Another better flower on Magnolia kwangtungensis (Manglietia moto). Too high up to smell it. Pale-ish creamy white. Magnolia kwangtungensis Taxodium distichum ‘Falling Waters’ is growing into a decent sized…

21st April

…(now Manglietia kwangtungensis) is the one we have doing well by Georges Hut where it gets partially defoliated by wind to no ill effect. Manglietia Moto Manglietia Moto Manglietia Moto…