31st January

…Hat’ – battered in wind and rain but still one of the most reliable early flowerers Camellia ‘High Hat’ Camellia ‘Apollo’ – full out Camellia ‘Apollo’ Camellia ‘Apollo’ Camellia ‘Monica…

1st January

…beyond repair while others remain intact. Not much hope for the smaller buds with their outer coverings gone – sad! Magnolia ‘Apollo’ Magnolia ‘Apollo’ Magnolia ‘Apollo’ 2017 – CHW Noticeably…

1st December

…all the buds look in the same state. Magnolia ‘Apollo’ Magnolia ‘Apollo’ Magnolia ‘Apollo’ First flowers on Camellia x williamsii ‘St Ewe’. The same old and fairly recently cut down…

25th April

…Magnolia ‘Apollo’ has faded in colour but this plant has taken off and has been an excellent show. Magnolia ‘Apollo’ Magnolia ‘Apollo’ Beside it the much newer New Zealand hybrid…

18th April

…its exceptional stuff. Magnolia ‘Apollo’ Magnolia ‘Apollo’ Magnolia ‘Chrystal Chalice’ is a fair white and showing up quite well. Magnolia ‘Chrystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Chrystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Plum Pudding’ has made…

1st April

…new to me in its first flowering in Kennel Close. Nothing startling I fear. Magnolia ‘Angelica’ Magnolia ‘Apollo’ – probably our largest plant of this in full display. Magnolia ‘Apollo’…

11th April

…the website as you will see. Magnolia ‘Tikitere’ (Magnolia ‘Apollo’ x Magnolia ‘Vulcan’) is one of the big new ‘finds’ this year amongst the many new varieties which we have…

8th March

…First flower showing on Magnolia ‘Apollo’. Early for this one to be showing. Magnolia ‘Apollo’ Stachyurus lancifolius putting on a good show for the first time with no leaves. It…

23rd March

…out in the sun today:Magnolia ‘Apollo’ – just coming out. Magnolia ‘Apollo’ The unknown/unnamed magnolia seedling created by Philip Tregunna which I thought a fortnight ago was not worth naming…

27th March

…2010 planted Magnolia ‘Apollo’ just coming out. We now have three or four of these good New Zealand hybrids of a similar age. Another good magnolia we seem not to…