Tag: Pyrus

100th birthday for a Himalayan Wild Pear collected by George Forrest

On the 18th July 2018 we celebrate the 100th birthday of the Pyrus pashia tree growing on the Pyrus lawn.

A worthy champion

On the Pyrus lawn to the south west corner of the garden is Pyrus korshinskyi. Registered in the Tree Register of the British Isles as a champion tree,…

Highlights: 16.4.07

Lathraea clandestina – a parasitic perennial on the roots of Salix. Purple flowers, native to SW Europe Pulsatilla sp. through the Rock Garden and on the alpine wall…

Highlights: 26.3.07

M. campbellii: large pink flowers at the top of the tree, H10 M. ‘Charles Raffill’: an improved hybrid between M. campbellii and M. campbellii ssp mollicomata, F30 M….