Roy Lancaster�s audio description of plants in his garden, Brownhill Road, Chandler�s Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire, part 4

Scope and Content

Information includes some or all of the following: a description of the plant�s appearance, its habit, its position in the garden, whether the plant is flourishing, its current state (for example flowering, budding, leaves appearing), any concerns he has about it, when the plant was planted, where it came from, his treatment of it and how successful it was, good combinations of plants, what he likes about the plant, his preference for a particular variety of a plant, comparisons with other varieties, recent weather conditions and preparation for overwintering tender plants

0-15 minutes:

(11 Oct 1999 continued) Nerine bowdenii. Nerine �Zeal Giant�. Vitis vinifera �Purpurea�. Zingiber mioga. Hostas. Yucca gloriosa �Variegata�. Melianthus major. Gazanias. Alangium chinense. Schizostylis coccinea �Mrs Hegarty� and Schizostylis coccinea �Alba�. Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii �Goldsturm�. Canna. Campsis x tagliabuana �Indian Summer�. Helichrysum petiolatum. Nandina domestica. Salvia candelabrum [correct name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Salvia ringens]. Leycesteria crocothyrsos. Convolvulus sabatius. Fuchsia �Mrs Popple�. Leycesteria hybrid. Rubus bambusarum. Genista aetnensis. Parasol mushroom. Daphne mezereum. Mahonia confusa, narrow-leaved form [new name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Mahonia eurybracteata subsp. ganpinensis �Chalingba�]. Salvia uliginosa. Clematis viticella �Alba Luxurians�. Aconitum [name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Aconitum japonicum]. Eucalyptus. Geranium. Cornus �Porlock�. Corydalis flexuosa. Clematis henryi, compared with Clematis orientalis hybrids. Anemone hupehensis var. japonica. Dahlia merckii. Liriope muscari, variegated. Pot chrysanthemum. Mahonia confusa [new name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Mahonia eurybracteata]. Mahonia nitens. Hosta rectifolia. Hosta lanceolata. Mahonia russellii. Fothergilla gardenii [correct name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Fothergilla x intermedia]. Acer �White Tigress�. Gaura lindheimeri �Siskiyou Pink�. Cerinthe major. Eucomis. Acer palmatum �Seiryu�. Polygonum scoparium, formerly Polygonum equisetiforme. Euphorbia nicaeensis. Prostanthera walteri. Betula ermanii �Mount Apoi�. Haloragis erecta �Wellington Bronze�. Sorbus gonggashanica. Hydrangea serrata �Grayswood�. Indigofera subverticillata, given by Jimmy Smart

(4 Nov 1999) Autumnal weather conditions in the Chandler�s Ford area

15-30 minutes:

(4 Nov 1999 continued) Hydrangea serrata �Grayswood�. Sorbus gonggashanica. Acer griseum. Vaccinium. Berberis sieboldii, RHS Award of Merit given to this plant by the RHS Floral B Committee when presented by Roy Lancaster on 2 Nov 1999. Lindera obtusiloba. Sorbus caloneura. Rosa rubus, compared with Rosa filipes. Metasequoia glyptostroboides. Gaultheria procumbens, large fruited form given by Peter Catt. Daphne mezereum, white form given by Aberconwy Nursery. Rhododendron species. Euonymus alatus [name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Euonymus alatus �Blade Runner�]. Hydrangea macrophylla �Tokyo Delight�. Mahonia ogisui, Ogisu 93025. Rhododendron ponticum. Laurel. Prunus maximowiczii. Poliothyrsis sinensis. Viburnum tinus. Pittosporum tenuifolium �Tom Thumb�. Viburnum x bodnantense �Charles Lamont�. Bamboo, golden-stemmed variety. Cotoneaster bullatus. Liriope [name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Liriope muscari], variegated. Hakonechloa macra �Aureola�. Eriobotrya japonica. Parthenocissus henryana. Hedychium. Mahonia confusa [new name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Mahonia eurybracteata]. Mahonia nitens, thought by Miknori [Mikinori Ogisu] to be a cross with Mahonia confusa [information supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: this plant was later found to be true Mahonia nitens]. Roscoea. Mitraria coccinea. Polystichum [name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Polystichum neolobatum]. Mahonia x savilliana. Mahonia russellii. Acer �White Tigress�. Gaura lindheimeri �Siskiyou Pink�. Carpinus coreana. Acer palmatum �Seiryu�. Kunzea baxteri. Senecio [name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Senecio candidans], collected from Punta Arenas, Chile, by Martin Gardner of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Fagus sylvatica �Mercedes�, dwarf beech. Polygonum scoparium. Prostanthera walteri. Vaccinium glaucoalbum �Da Norbu�. Carex phyllocephala �Sparkler�. Arum italicum subsp. italicum �Marmoratum�. Saruma henryi. Polystichum. Clematis �Avalanche�. Trachelospermum jasminoides �Variegatum�. Desmodium [name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Desmodium elegans]. Bauhinia [name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Bauhinia faberi]. Erythrina, seed bought from Richard [information supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Richard Duke]. Cestrum. Nandina domestica. Helichrysum petiolatum. Euonymus echinatus. Euonymus vagans. Cotoneaster wulongensis cuttings, from Peter Moore [new name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Cotoneaster lancasteri]. Hedera colchica �Sulphur Heart�. Nerine bowdenii �Zeal Giant�. Acanthus mollis latifolius �Hollard�s Gold�. Nerine bowdenii. Leycesteria crocothyrsos. Geranium palmatum. Dierama

30-45 minutes:

(4 Nov 1999 continued) Peppermint pelargonium. Yucca gloriosa �Variegata�. Hedychium yunnanense. Ochagavia carnea, given by Jimmy Smart. Fascicularia bicolor [name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Fascicularia bicolor subsp. canaliculata]. Acradenia frankliniae. Agapanthus. Melianthus. Schizostylis coccinea f. alba. Euryops chrysanthemoides. Perilla, seed brought back from Japan in Oct 1998. Impatiens tinctoria. Sorbus gonggashanica. Stachyurus salicifolius. Sinocalycanthus chinensis. Mahonia confusa, narrow-leaved form [new name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Mahonia eurybracteata subsp. ganpinensis �Chalingba�]. Carrierea calycina. Canna. Beech hedge. Salvia uliginosa. Nyssa sinensis. Drimys lanceolata or Tasmannia lanceolata, specimen shown to the Garden Society on 2 Nov 1999. Cornus �Porlock�. Eupatorium rugosum �Chocolate�, bought at Tatton Park Show. Schizostylis coccinea �Sunrise�. Dicentra macrocapnos [new name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Dactylicapnos macrocapnos]

([?Dec] 1999) The effects of heavy frost on the garden. Iris foetidissima. Acacia pravissima. Barren strawberry. Potentilla sterilis. Hydrangea �Grayswood�. Sorbus gonggashanica. Callistemon. Myrsine africana. Mahonia [name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Mahonia oiwakensis subsp. lomariifolia var. tenuifoliola], from Peter Cox. Berberis insignis. Arbutus unedo f. rubra. Acer griseum. Berberis sieboldii. Rosa rubus. Rhododendron bureaui. Daphne mezereum, white form, given by Aberconwy Nursery. Mahonia bealei [information supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Ogisu 94056]. Arum italicum subsp. italicum �Marmoratum�. Foxgloves. Carex phyllocephala �Sparkler�. Sarcococca ruscifolia var. chinensis �Dragon Gate�. Epimedium pinnatum subsp. colchicum. Buddleja salviifolia. Sarcococca orientalis. Osmanthus delavayi. Rhododendron yakushimanum [name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Rhododendron yakushimanum �Kochiro Wada�]. Cerinthe major. Erica carnea f. alba �Springwood White�. Pinus culminicola. Quercus monimotricha. Acer �White Tigress�. Hakonechloa. Mahonia x savilliana

45-60 minutes:

([?Dec] 1999) Mahonia russellii. Chimonobambusa tumidissinoda. Eriobotrya japonica. Phyllostachys vivax f. aureocaulis. Genista aetnensis. Nandina domestica. Lonicera [name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Lonicera calcarata], given by Mikinori [Mikinori Ogisu]. Helichrysum petiolatum. Aloe arborescens. Trachycarpus. Fascicularia bicolor. Melianthus. Lepiota procera fungus. Philadelphus �Belle etoile�. Stachyurus salicifolius. Mahonia pallida. Canna. Sarcococca orientalis. Daphne bholua. Daphne bholua �Jacqueline Postill�. Eucalyptus debeuzevillei. Drimys lanceolata. Ferns. Fargesia denudata. Beech hedge. Euryops hybrida. Euryops chrysanthemoides. Euphorbia mellifera. Acanthus mollis �Hollard�s Gold�. Phlomis russeliana. Ferns

(25 Dec 1999) Effects of strong winds and very low temperatures on the garden. Genista aetnensis. Himalayacalamus hookerianus. Hedychium. Bulbs. Aextoxicon punctatum. Mahonia. Leycesteria crocothyrsos. Sarcococca orientalis. Buddleja salviifolia. Lomatia ferruginea. Carex phyllocephala �Sparkler�. Lavatera oblongifolia

(1 Jan 2000) Millennium celebrations. Acer �White Tigress�

60-73 minutes:

(1 Jan 2000 continued) Iris foetidissima. Iris unguicularis, given by Mrs Hala Humphrey. Mahonia russellii. Corydalis flexuosa. Mahonia x savilliana, one of the original Windsor seedlings given by Martin Gardner. Mahonia confusa [new name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Mahonia eurybracteata]. Arum concinnatum albispathum, given by Dan Hinkley. Epimedium epsteinii. Arum italicum subsp. italicum �Marmoratum�. Mahonia bealei [information supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Ogisu 94056]. Sisyrinchium convolutum. Metasequoia glyptostroboides. Eryngium umbelliferum, given by Dan Hinkley, compared with Eryngium venustum. Lavatera oblongifolia. Golden bamboo. Bay trees. Genista aetnensis. Helichrysum petiolatum. Lobelia laxiflora var. angustifolia. Fuchsia �Mrs Popple�. Lonicera. Chinese honeysuckle. Aloe. Ochagavia. Melianthus. Acradenia. Cuphea. Leycesteria crocothyrsos. Leycesteria hybrid. Fuchsia. Sophora microphylla �Sun King�. Cordyline australis. Acanthus mollis �Hollard�s Green�. Euryops hybrida. Euryops chrysanthemoides. Geranium tuberosum. Geranium malviflorum. Mahonia. Canna. Daphne bholua. Sarcococca orientalis. Cornus, unknown species, Roy thinks Cornus kousa, Cornus angustata or Cornus wilsoniana [name supplied by Roy Lancaster for this catalogue: Cornus elliptica]. Cornus �Porlock�. Hedychium. Skimmia. Helleborus x hybridus (Party Dress Group). Snowdrops. Sarcococca ruscifolia. Euonymus morrisonensis. Actaea, formerly Cimicifuga ramosa. Mahonias

For the original cassette tape of which this is a digitised version, see LAN/A/46