Glendoick (Cox) Larger Species
Larger growing Species
GLISCHRUM ssp. RUDE H.P. ex Glenarn, C.W. Hairy upper leaf surface. Fine pink flowers,
blotched crimson. Rare and choice.
" " " C.V. 9524 New introduction from Pemako, S.E. Tibet.
HUIANUM C.& H. 7049, 7073, (Fortunea S.S.) 5m (16ft) H4-5? A promising,
newly-introduced species which should be hardy. Narrow leaves with white indumentum
beneath. Deep rosy-purple or rose-red flowers, unusually deep-coloured for this subsection.
IRRORATUM var. NINGYUENENSE C.& H. 7100. New introduction. Cream to pale yellow
LACTEUM (Taliensia S.S.) C.W. 4m. (13ft.) H4. This splendid yellow flowered species, the
'Monarch of Cangshan' grows best in a very acid, well-drained soil in a cool climate. Both
blotched and unblotched forms grow together. April-May. WUMENG SHAN form C.W. New
introduction with larger apple-green leaves. Flowers reckoned to be equally good. Very
LANATOIDES (Lanata S.S) 3-5m (10-16ft) H4-5. We finally located a population of this
elusive species and introduced seed from S.E. Tibet. White flowers in February-March on a
magnificent foliage plant with thick fawn indumentum on the upper surface and a light brown
covering on the new growth. Mature leaves dark green. Available 1999-2000.
LANIGERUM SILVATICUM Group, C.V. 9530 (Arborea S.S.) 3m (10ft) H3- 4. The first
introduction of this species since 1928. One of the finest early-flowering species, best suited
to sheltered gardens. Rounded trusses of crimson flowers in February-April.
LEPTOTHRIUM (Azaleastrum S.) 2m. (6ft.) H2-3. Attractive bronzy shiny young growth.
Flowers purplish-rose from axillary buds. Very unusual and graceful and can be really
spectacular. For mild gardens only. April-May
LILIIFLORUM (Maddenia S.S.) H.P. 3m (10ft) H1-2. Related to the lovely scented lindleyi,
this rare, recently-introduced species is very useful as it flowers after most Maddenia
species are over. White scented flowers in June.
LONGIPES C.& H. 7072, 3m (10ft) H4-5? Newly-introduced species. Narrow leaves with
pale brown indumentum. Flowers pink to purple. Chinese photographs show this to be very
showy in flower and it should be pretty tough and hardy. April-May?
LYI or LEPTOCLADON K.R. 2961, 2962 (Maddenia S.S.) 2m (6ft) H1-2. Newly introduced
from N. Vietnam. White, PROBABLY scented flowers in April-June.
MEDDIANUM (Thomsonia S.S.) to 2m (6ft) H3-4. Fine red flowers on a fairly
slow-growing plant. Very rare. March-April. Limited numbers.
MOULMAINENSE ELLIPTICUM Group (Choniastrum S.) 6m (20ft)? H2-3 A taiwanese
plant with a tree-like habit with splendid smooth or peeling bark and attractive foliage.
Flowers pink or white, scented. Well worth growing in mild gardens. March-May.
NIGROGLANDULOSUM H. Smith (Taliensia S.S.). 3m (10ft) Long leaves with tawny
indumentum. Flowers white. Very rare. March-April.
OCHRACEUM C.& H. 7052 (Maculifera S.S.) 2.5m (8ft) H4?. This is perhaps the most
important, distinct and exciting new introduction in recent years. Rather small, narrow leaves
with light brown indumentum. Striking flowers rich to dark red on an upright, tidy- growing
ROTHSCHILDII CCu. 9312 (Falconera S.S.) 5m (16ft) H4. The first introduction of this
species for almost 50 years. Large handsome leaves with a granular indumentum on the
lower surface. Large trusses of white, cream or pale pink.
SCOPULORUM K.W. 6354 (Maddenia S.S.) 1.2m (4ft) H2-3. Small-leaved with white
flowers with a yellow blotch. Free-flowering. April-May.
" C.C. 9571 New introduction from Tibet. Available 1998-9.
SIKANGENSE (Maculifera S.S.) We offer 3 forms from widely distant locations: L. 1999,
2002 (formerly cookeanum) 3-5m. (10-16ft.) H4. Newly introduced from Muli, Sichuan,
China. Intermediate leaf shape. Quite vigorous. White to pink showy flowers with or without
blotch. May-June. C.& K. 246, C. 5012. Narrowest-leaved introduction from Erlang Shan,
Sichuan. var. EXQUISITUM CNW. from N.E. Yunnan. Widest leaf shape. Forms a very large
handsome plant with fine foliage.
SINOFALCONERI C.& H. 7183 (Falconera S.S.) 5m (16ft)? H3? First offering of this newly
introduced species with foliage rivalling falconeri. Chinese photographs show beautiful yellow
flowers as fine as those of macabeanum. May be hardier than we expect. April?
SPERABILOIDES R. 125. (Neriiflora S.S.) 1-1.5m (3-5ft.) H3-4. Compact plant with
leaves with unusual scattered indumentum. Flowers deep red. Wider leaves than the related
floccigerum. From Rock's last expedition. April-May.
SPHAEROBLASTUM (Taliensia S.S.) 3m (10ft) H5. Fine dark foliage with dense
reddish-brown indumentum. Very neat trusses of pretty white flowers. April-May. Grafts.
" var. WUMENGENSE C.W. First time introduced, this variety from N.E. Yunnan with
equally good foliage with thick yellow-brown indumentum. Flowers larger than the above,