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
Tuesday, 9 July 2013
Stewartia pseudocamellia (Theaceae)
A native of Japan and introduced by Messrs Veitch to the UK. It was previously cultivated in the US and France where it flowered for the first time in 1878.
A beautiful medium sized tree bearing glamourous, camellia like flowers with yellow anthers in mid summer. It has distinctive peeling bark and good autumn colour too.
A superb speciman tree.