June in the garden brings a
variety of trees and shrubs
The beautiful ancient wildflower
meadow is at its best, a stunning carpet
of Ox-eye Daisies, buttercups, yellow
rattle, orchids and many more.
Magnolia tripetala, the Umbrella
Tree. One of the most common of the
American magnolias, it is a large tree
with large leaves and cream coloured
flowers in May/June. A native of the
eastern US, introduced in 1752.
The one here was planted in 1932.
Rhododendron maddenii ssp crassum.
A large shrub with beautiful white/pink,
highly scented flowers which fill the
garden with fragrance at this time of year.
One of the hardiest of the group and a
native North Vietnam, SE Tibet and China.
It was introduced in 1906 by George Forrest.
Styrax hemsleyanus a lovely small tree
with white flowers borne in long racemes.
A native of China and introduced in 1900 by
Ernest Wilson. The most impressive tree in
the country is in the walled garden at
Trengwainton in Cornwall.