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 December

…bit but 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…

1st January

…damaged 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…

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…

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’…

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…

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…

10th April

…These plants are to be grown on in Rookery Nursery. Camellia forrestii Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’; one of two on the drive. Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’ Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’ Magnolia ‘Apollo’ just…

9th April

…and a cup or two). Magnolia ‘Solar Flair’ Magnolia ‘Apollo’ – in the three sprays class from Caerhays. Magnolia ‘Apollo’ Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’ – in the three sprays class from…

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…