22nd May

…x altaclarensis ‘Gold King’ Ilex x altaclarensis ‘Gold King’ Ilex ficoidea in bud. Ilex ficoidea The old original Magnolia sieboldii subsp. sinensis. Magnolia sieboldii subsp. sinensis Magnolia sieboldii subsp. sinensis

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…

12th June

…recollect. Nice buds which look a bit like Stewartia rostrata. Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis No flowers yet on the nearby young Stewartia malacodendron which has very…

20th April

…nudum Onoclea sensibilis Onoclea sensibilis Grevillea miqueliana subsp. moroka in flower. The first time I had ever seen this and rather good. Grevillea miqueliana subsp. moroka Banksia marginata – a…

8th September

…sargentiana is now reclassified as Hydrangea aspera subsp. sargentiana. On what basis was this change made I wonder? Hydrangea aspera subsp. robusta Hydrangea aspera subsp. robusta Hydrangea aspera subsp. robusta…

23rd March

…trained up Quercus alnifolia with some leaves intact. Quercus alnifolia Quercus alnifolia Quercus alnifolia Pieris very fine. Pieris Betula albo sinensis with catkins. Betula albo sinensis Betula albo sinensis Betula…

Email from Maurice 1/6/2016

Subject: M sinensis Dear Charles, Thanks for the very interesting pics of your sinensis. Attached two images showing the Windsor plant plus one of the Wilson herbarium specimens from Boston…

2nd February

…albosinensis ‘Bowling Green’ to expose the wonderful colours of the next crop of bark. Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis ‘Bowling Green’ Betula utilis subsp. albosinensis ‘Bowling Green’ Magnolia ‘Todd’s Forty Niner’…

20th February

…flowering and far and away the best yet with 50 or so flowers. Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata ‘Lanarth’ Another sister seedling to Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’…

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’…