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

…plants of Prumnopitys andina (Podocarpus andinus) but, when I google it, it comes up as Prumnopitys taxifolia. This small tree growing here is labelled Prumnopitys taxifolia (Podocarpus spicata) which is…

26th March

…of the year so far. Debregesia longifolia in flower. A most peculiar shrub. Debregesia longifolia Debregesia longifolia Corylopsis in the walled garden but which one? Corylopsis spicata? Corylopsis Corylopsis Skimmia…

23rd January

…fragrans, Magnolia salicifolia, Quercus spicata, Quercus glabra, Farrers Oak, Nothofagus dombeyi, Betula albo sinensis of Wilson, one cherry not the true Pilosiuscula. 1922 – JCW In advance of 1918. No…