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…

31st July

subsp cuneifolia Meliosma flexuosa – now Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp flexuosa Meliosma tenuis – now Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp tenuis New Trees (effectively the ninth reference volume of Bean) implies that Meliosma…

7th July

…of the huge leaves. Quite the magnolia find of the year! Magnolia macrophylla subsp ashei Magnolia macrophylla subsp ashei Magnolia macrophylla subsp ashei Magnolia macrophylla subsp ashei An odd, misshapen…

3rd June

…Sixty-seven recordings of this plant in Cornwall since 2000 and circa 100 pre 1999. I went to get more photographs of what we now know is Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. campestre…

27th June

…The name is now Betula kweichowensis subsp. fansipanensis apparently in the new Hillier’s. Lovely dark purple new growth and look at the bark on the stem. Betula insignis subsp. fansipanensis…

7th October

…Ilex perado subsp. perado (now called perado subsp. azorica) which remained unidentified as a huge clump before the visit of Philippe de Spoelberch in 2002. This was subsequently verified by…

15th May

…caroliniana subsp. heterophylla Aesculus glabra ‘April Wine’ Aesculus glabra ‘April Wine’ Acer campbellii subsp. frangipanense (BSWJ 8270) planted in 2010 with wonderful bronzy new growth and flower spikes now showing….

23rd February

…can see there) to explain the differences in more detail. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (New Zealand form) Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (New Zealand form) Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata ‘Lanarth’…

24th January

…‘Chink’ Rhododendron ‘Bo Peep’ (yellow form) at its best. Rhododendron ‘Bo Peep’ Rookery Path laurel all pruned and tidied. laurel First flower on Rhododendron arboreum subsp. cinnamomeum. Rhododendron arboreum subsp.