10th July

…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 subsp.

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…

7th January

…reveal creamy white bark flushed grey and pink. A little of all the bark forms is shown here. Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis ‘China Ruby’ Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis ‘China Ruby’…

21st July

…is Meliosma dillenifolia subsp. cuneifolia but covered in flower this year. Meliosma dillenifolia subsp. cuneifolia The oldest Manglietia insignis now has a hole right through its trunk and only one…

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 May

…flower, and as a whole, ancient tree. Magnolia sinensis Magnolia sinensis Magnolia sinensis Acer sterculiaceum subsp. franchettii with its bronzy new growth and (more or less) three lobed leaves. A…

13th May

…on the drive at Burncoose today. Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp. xanthocodon Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp. xanthocodon   Polygonatum multiflorum growing well beside the drive. Polygonatum multiflorum The old (and layered) Rhododendron campylocarpum…

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…

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

…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 China/Japan related…