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


Saturday, 27 July 2013

Stewartia rostrata

 Stewartia rostrata

Stewartia rostrata was first collected by Ernest Wilson and introduced to the US via China in l936.  The immature fruits and foliage are tinged red and autumn colour can be scarlet.  It makes a fine tree reaching up to 7 metres in height. 

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