Styrax Japonica “Pink Chimes” 60th post since March !

This explosion of blooms greets visitors as they walk through the entrance gate to the farm. Styrax Japonica is primarily grown as an ornamental, however other members of this genus produce resins that have been used in perfumes, certain types of incense, snake repellant, and medicines in the middle east since ancient times. Click on the photo to go to the list of Styrax sp. contained in the rare plant collection at Holker Hall and Gardens located in the UK.