4th March

…Magnolia campbellii alba seedling Magnolia campbellii alba seedling Magnolia campbellii alba seedling Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’…

3rd April

…rather better sky today to show off Magnolia campbellii ‘Alba’. Magnolia campbellii ‘Alba’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Alba’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Alba’ Daffodils in Giddle Orchard. These were planted out from the kitchen…

28th March

…Magnolia campbellii Alba seedling Magnolia campbellii Alba seedling Magnolia campbellii Alba seedling Hidden away behind it is a rather nice but unexpected Camellia ‘Mary Phoebe Taylor’ which was raised in…

25th December

…previous generations. Magnolia grandifloras Daphne bholua ‘Alba’ nearly out by the greenhouses – not unusual. Daphne bholua ‘Alba’ Daphne bholua ‘Alba’ Camellia hiemalis ‘Yuletide’ – but of course! It is…

4th April

…rain. Camellia ‘Grandiflora Alba’ Camellia ‘Grandiflora Alba’ Another thriving plant of Rhododendron sutchuenense full out. Not hugely floriferous. Rhododendron sutchuenense Rhododendron sutchuenense Rhododendron sutchuenense Magnolia ‘Sayonara’ about to come out….

10th November

…and plentiful flowers. The bush is low growing and spreading with slightly drooping branches. Camellia sasanqua ‘Alba’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Alba’ The first pink sasanqua to come out looks really good…

31st March

alba ‘Trelissick’ Magnolia campbellii alba seedling from main ride. Magnolia campbelli alba seedling Probably Atlas wins today in terms of height but not today in terms of width.  Over Easter…

8th August

…to Cornwall. Fuchsia magellanica ‘Alba’ Fuchsia magellanica ‘Alba’ Fuchsia magellanica ‘Alba’ 1917 – JCW Some R decorum, Auriculatum going over, several kinds of mountain rhodo’n show flowers. 10332 is the…

15th January

…The plant is now full out and breathtaking! Daphne bholua alba Daphne bholua alba Daphne bholua alba Daphne bholua alba In the small greenhouse a couple of new plants of…

1st April

…unblemished by the cold. The second best magnolia in the garden today by Georges Hut. Magnolia ‘Albatross’ Magnolia ‘Albatross’ Magnolia ‘Albatross’ Magnolia ‘Atlas’ is showing colour too further along the…