7th January

…peeling at the base. Now splitting and fissuring to reveal different colours beneath. Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Huge numbers of old seed pods remain…

9th November

…article dated 16.10.11. Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis This one is labelled Stewartia monodelpha. No autumn colour but dry ripe seed heads with (also) five sections. No…

14th May

…these pictures to Windsor and others to see if they agree. The old plant still seeds prolifically. Magnolia sieboldii subsp sinensis Magnolia sieboldii subsp sinensis Magnolia sieboldii subsp sinensis The…

23rd February

…for Asia. Camellia sinensis var sinensis Camellia sinensis var sinensis Camellia sinensis var sinensis Camellia reticulata ‘Arch of Triumph’ is very fine. See how the flower shape changes and increases…

12th June

…can recollect. Nice buds which look a bit like Stewartia rostrata. Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis No flowers yet on the nearby young Stewartia malacodendron which has…

13th May

…it! Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ This is another record of the last surviving original Magnolia sieboldii sinensis with masses of flowers this year. Magnolia sieboldii sinensis Magnolia sieboldii sinensis Magnolia sieboldii…

23rd March

…trained up Quercus alnifolia with some leaves intact. Quercus alnifolia Quercus alnifolia Quercus alnifolia Pieris very fine. Pieris Betula albo sinensis with catkins. Betula albo sinensis Betula albo sinensis Betula…

Email from Maurice 1/6/2016

Subject: M sinensis Dear Charles, Thanks for the very interesting pics of your sinensis. Attached two images showing the Windsor plant plus one of the Wilson herbarium specimens from Boston…

8th July

…were sterile but Asia needs to try again later. Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Scaffolding up the towers for window painting next week. Scaffolding 2016 – CHW…

19th September

sinensis Camellia sinensis Seed heads on Illicium macranthum (BSWJ 11809) in the frame. Did I photograph the flowers? Illicium macranthum This is what the autumn colour should look like on…