A hidden gem in the High Weald of Sussex, sensitively planted to enhance the natural landscape. A botanical treasure trove and classic English idyll make High Beeches one of the finest gardens in the South East


Monday, 16 July 2012

Stewartias at High Beeches

Stewarta rostrata
Stewartia rostrata seed capsules
High Beeches Garden has the National Collection of Stewartias

Stewartia (Stuartia) Theaceae are a small genus of ornamental shrubs and trees.  They require a semi-shaded position, lime free soil and are particularly suited to woodland conditions.

All have white, camellia like flowers which are produced throughout July and August

Stewartia sinensisf.

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