11th January

…will be helpful. Stewartia pteropetiolata Stewartia pteropetiolata Stewartia pteropetiolata Stewartia pteropetiolata A good young Magnolia nitida getting away well for once. We have failed with several in recent years all…

20th June

…reddish flowers. Rhododendron ‘Mosers Maroon’ Rhododendron ‘Mosers Maroon’ The old Stewartia pseudocamellia is also just out. Green blotches in some petals. Stewartia pseudocamellia Stewartia pseudocamellia Stewartia pseudocamellia Rhododendron sanguineum ssp…

4th June

…flowering for the first time. Smallish flowers with pink buds. Stewartia ogisu Stewartia ogisu Supposedly a young Stewartia sinensis but I fear that the flowers are far too large. Need…

26th June

…the spring. Good new growth. The surviving older leaves from last year were larger. Neolitsea aciculata Neolitsea aciculata The old Stewartia pseudocamellia with few flowers too. Stewartia pseudocamellia Stewartia pseudocamellia…

5th November

…is normally the best autumn coloured species. Stewartia monodelpha Stewartia monodelpha Stewartia monodelpha Stewartia monodelpha Just a few fruits this year on Malus prattii which are not quite ripe. Malus…

14th June

…a good red at first. Stewartia monodelpha Stewartia monodelpha The Stewartia pseudocamellia flowers are nearly over already in a week. Stewartia pseudocamellia Stewartia pseudocamellia But its bark is only just…

RHS Savill Garden Pictures 2018

…x thompsonii) Rhododendron ‘Lady Linlithgow’ Rhododendron ‘Lady Linlithgow’ Rhododendron ‘Lady Linlithgow’ Wonderful peeling park on this young Stewartia sinensis planted in 2008. Useful for my forthcoming stewartia article. Stewartia sinensis…

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…

25th October

…year. Stewartia monodelpha Stewartia monodelpha But not as red or good as Stewartia henryae nearby in the new styrax and stewartia plantation. Stewartia henryae Stewartia henryae The east winds have…

8th July

…must soon fall over. Last year the seeds were sterile but Asia needs to try again later. Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Scaffolding up the towers for…