12th September

…grandiflora with lots of flower buds. x Gordlinia grandiflora x Gordlinia grandiflora Just missed Cautleya spicata ‘Robusta’ in flower. Cautleya spicata ‘Robusta’ Dregea sinensis in full flower. Flowers very like…

18th September

…the first time but Cautleya spicata ‘Robusta’ has a bit of a flower left. Leslie Baker gave us seeds yesterday of his yellow flowered Hedychium which I hope to view…

25th March

…as Prumnopitys taxifolia. This small tree growing here is labelled Prumnopitys taxifolia (Podocarpus spicata) which is so radically different that they cannot both be right? Prumnopitys taxifolia Prumnopitys taxifolia Prumnopitys…

23rd January

…the new planting in the order given. Viburnum fragrans, Magnolia salicifolia, Quercus spicata, Quercus glabra, Farrers Oak, Nothofagus dombeyi, Betula albo sinensis of Wilson, one cherry not the true Pilosiuscula….