The top pathway of the Chinese plant collection is buzzing with bees amongst the Hypericum species growing here. All wild collected in China on a selection of expeditions:
- Hypericum maclarenii an earlier collection, 1987 by Roy Lancaster, lighter yellow petals, interestingly reflexed
- Hypericum subsessile, again reflexed petals, CLD 1991.
- Hypericum forrestii cupped yellow petals CLD 894.
- Hypericum beanii CLD, a mass of yellow flowers, the immature seed pods are bright red. Set under a canopy of Rosa rubus, having a profusion of slightly scented white flowers, reaching to 5metres. Collected by Howick and McNamara in1991, C & W. China