14th July

…Lonicera periclymenum ‘Red Gables’ Trachelospermum ‘Star of Milano’ was another one with a pink flower and variegated leaves. Better than ‘Star of Toscane’ which Burncoose does stock I think. Trachelospermum…

12th May

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2024 – CHW Loading the lorries for Chelsea starts tomorrow. The trenchwork for the new…

14th February

…especially when the cold rain started. The wind has covered our new plants for planting out with leaves and debris. Asia has attempted to put proper scratch labels on each…

16th March

…bred winner which will go on to be very popular as a later flowerer. Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ This is Magnolia ‘Aphrodite’…

17th April

…Magnolia ‘Yuchelia’ Paulownia tomentosa ‘Lilacina’ just opening. Paulownia tomentosa ‘Lilacina’ Magnolia ‘Tropicana’ now full out. Magnolia ‘Tropicana’ Magnolia ‘Gold Star’ Magnolia ‘Gold Star’ Magnolia ‘Gold Star’ Rhododendron niveum Rhododendron niveum…

3rd May

…yellow. This new variety will certainly catch on with enthusiasts. Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ Looking at the planting records I still cannot…

22nd October

…today in the pale sunlight. Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Deutzia calycosa ‘Dali’ with late flowers. This selection was…

8th April

…of Haddington’ The Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ has lasted well too but the petals had become recurved which I have never seen on the tree itself. Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ Jaimie and…

29th July

…(as usual). About three seed capsules in varying stages of development. Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ First flowers high up on Eucryphia ‘Nymansay’…

25th March

…memory a Magnolia denudata form? Magnolia ‘Anticipation’ Magnolia ‘Purple Dream’ x ‘Star Wars’ – more Star Wars than purple in its first flowering. Magnolia ‘Purple Dream’ x ‘Star Wars’ Magnolia…