I update this blog regularily with photographs of plants which catch my eye.
Tuesday, March 06, 2007
ILLICIUM SIMONSII BWJ 8024
This, seemingly hardy, evergreen shrub is flowering now at the beginning of March. The beautiful waxy yellow flowers have a strong fragrance reminiscent of Magnolias. My plant was grown from seed collected by the legendary Bleddyn and Sue Wynn-Jones of Crug Farm Plants