10th July

subsp. tenuis subsp. tenuis subsp. tenuis 2. This younger plant in Kennel Close carries the subsp. cuneifolia label but is also subsp. tenuis even if not quite out subsp. tenuis…

21st July

…grown Hydrangea aspera subsp. sargentiana with (as yet) darker florets than others we have seen recently and purple flowers. Hydrangea aspera subsp. sargentiana Hydrangea aspera subsp. sargentiana ‘Gold Rush’ nicely…

10th March

…still some absolutely wonderful flowers. The typical mollicomata shape which is a bit like a lightbulb as the flowers open. Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata Magnolia campbellii…

23rd June

…fully out. We should have the lot according to the planting records but I am doubtful. Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp. cuneifolia Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp. cuneifolia Picrasma quassioides is a genus from…

2nd February

…albosinensis ‘Bowling Green’ to expose the wonderful colours of the next crop of bark. Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis ‘Bowling Green’ Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis ‘Bowling Green’ Magnolia ‘Todd’s Forty Niner’…

22nd May

…King’ Ilex x altaclarensis ‘Gold King’ Ilex ficoidea in bud. Ilex ficoidea The old original Magnolia sieboldii subsp. sinensis. Magnolia sieboldii subsp. sinensis Magnolia sieboldii subsp. sinensis We had always…

28th June

…national survey on surviving elms. Ulmus minor subsp. angustifolia (or Ulmus carpinifolia var. cornubiensis). Ulmus minor subsp. angustifolia Ulmus minor subsp. angustifolia Ulmus minor subsp. angustifolia Ulmus minor subsp. angustifolia…

20th February

…flowering and far and away the best yet with 50 or so flowers. Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata ‘Lanarth’ Another sister seedling to Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’…

21st February

…var. mollicomata subsp. ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia sprengeri var. Diva ‘Burncoose’ crossed with Magnolia campbellii var. mollicomata subsp. ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia sprengeri var. Diva ‘Burncoose’ crossed with Magnolia campbellii var. mollicomata subsp. ‘Lanarth’…

21st October

…cuneifolia which I have never actually seen juicy and ripe before now. The tree was laden with fruit. Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp. cuneifolia Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp. cuneifolia I am afraid I…