4th March

…Michael’ in the quarry. The pictures are poor as the sun is the wrong side of the tree. Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’ Magnolia campbellii alba seedling with the…

28th March

…having promised it would all fit perfectly.The Magnolia campbellii Alba seedling on the drive still looks good amid the gloom. Magnolia campbellii Alba seedling Magnolia campbellii Alba seedling Magnolia campbellii…

25th December

…1901 – JCW The first imperati nearly open. About 40 lapagerias on one plant, frost has hit them very hard. Not many roses. Some I stylosa alba and alata. Hardly…

10th November

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2017 – CHW Magnolia grandiflora ‘Kay Parris’ has one flower left. The first…

31st March

…old magnolias three 50 year old magnolias three 50 year old magnolias On the top ride the Magnolia campbellii Alba (the third of the originals) is at its peak and,…

8th August

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2017 – CHW Overhanging our garden is Acacia dealbata loaded with ripe seeds….

15th January

…Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2017 – CHW The scent from the Daphne bholua alba is overpowering today above…

1st April

…often out in mid February. The Rhododendron sutchuanense hybrids alongside it are just going over and have been out for five weeks. Rhododendron grande The same Magnolia campbellii Alba seedling…

31st July

…– now Meliosma alba (we have record tree) Meliosma oldhamii – now Meliosma pinnata subsp arnottiana (absurd – what did Mr Arnott have against Mr Oldham?) Meliosma pungens – now…

14th March

…original plants here of the wild collected Magnolia campbellii Alba. This one has seldom been seen but is an absolutely pure white. Magnolia campbellii Alba A Magnolia dawsoniana which is…