11th April

…its parentage but not in the Callaway reference book. Magnolia ‘Anticipation’ Magnolia ‘Anticipation’ Magnolia ‘Anticipation’ Magnolia ‘Cup Cake’ has a silly name and insignificant flowers that have been battered and…

17th March

…Star’ Magnolia ‘Royal Crown’ nicely out in a tunnel. Magnolia ‘Royal Crown’ Magnolia ‘Royal Crown’ Magnolia ‘Anticipation’ likewise. Magnolia ‘Anticipation’ Magnolia ‘Anticipation’ Rhododendron russatum now full out and a striking…

25th March

…better I think but, perhaps, early days. Magnolia ‘Livingstone’ Magnolia ‘Livingstone’ Magnolia ‘Gold Cup’ – fair I suppose but nothing exceptional. Magnolia ‘Gold Cup’ Magnolia ‘Gold Cup’ Magnolia ‘Anticipation’ –…

20th March

…hint of pink, at the base, and is a far larger and more upright pure white. A New Zealand Magnolia campbellii ‘Alba’ True M. campbellii ‘Alba’ CAMELLIA ‘Anticipation Variagated’ Camellia…

29th January

…flowers in years past. Why are they so late they ask? Look at their anticipation of last week’s weather is clearly the answer but, for now, the high pressure has…

1st September

…for the chop) has early autumn tints in anticipation of its demise. It seems a shame to cut it down really. Toxiodendron Dierama pulcherrimum has huge ripe seed heads ready…

31st March

…white variegated flowers rather than pure red ones as they should be. Much like Camellia ‘Anticipation Variegated’. We must try to propagate this as it is equally good. Magnolia ‘Sweet…

28th March

…think and well up with Debbie, Brigadoon, Anticipation etc. Parrotia persica has a most extraordinary branch and stem structure in this small widely spreading tree. A few small dead flowers…