There are two species of Eucryphia in the garden, E. cordifolia and E glutinosa, and
three hybrids E. cv Grayswood, E. cv Nymansay and E cv Rostrevor.
Eucryphia glutinosa is a native of Chile and was introduced by R Pearce whilst collecting for
Veitch's Nursery in 1859. It is hardy and flowers freely in July and August .Evergreen in the wild it is not very common as it is difficult to propagate successfully and is becoming rare in Chile.
|Eucryphia x nymansensis 'Nymansay'|
(E. cordifolia and E. glutinosa) and was raised by James Comber, Head Gardener at Nymans.
Eucryphia x intermedia 'Rostrevor' a hybrid between (E.glutinosa and E. lucida) a free flowering small tree raised at Rostrevor in Northern Ireland. 'Grayswood' is similar.
|Eucryphia x intermedia 'Rostrevor'|