Rare tree in bloom right now! Leaving the Conservatory and heading left to the meadow, you'll find Melliodendron xylocarpum. From the styrax family, which is comprised of only about 130 species, this genus is known for its resin-producing trees.
Oh hi doom-laden thoughts, it's you again. I must warn you I've planted out 27 baby plants in the last few days, Steve the blackbird's fuzzy-headed babies now peep over the side of their nest & I saw a barn owl yesterday so