4th March

…form) Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (New Zealand form) Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (New Zealand form) Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia ‘Aurora’ Magnolia ‘Aurora’ Magnolia ‘Aurora’ Magnolia…

8th January

…plants still to show colour. Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Aurora’ Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Aurora’ A nice new batch of plants labelled as Eriobotrya ‘Coppertone’ without any sign of the coppery new…

25th February

…Magnolia ‘Darjeeling’ but not far off. Magnolia ‘Aurora’ Magnolia ‘Aurora’ Magnolia ‘Laura Sayler’ – slightly better than I thought last year. Who was she? Not in my reference books? Magnolia…

29th February

…a very good magnolia with a good shape to it. Magnolia ‘Aurora’ Magnolia ‘Aurora’ Magnolia ‘Purple Sensation’ is just showing colour – very dark. Magnolia ‘Purple Sensation’ Magnolia ‘Sweetheart’ is…

2nd May

…subsp. discolor x ‘St Keverne’) ‘Naomi Paris’ (‘Aurora’ x fortunei 1926) ‘Naomi Paris’ (‘Aurora’ x fortunei 1926) ‘Hawk Crest’ (wardii x ‘Lady Bessborough’ 1940) ‘Hawk Crest’ (wardii x ‘Lady Bessborough’…

5th March

…flower before. Nice shape for a smaller garden. Magnolia ‘Pickards Stardust’ Magnolia ‘Ruth’ is tremendous above Hovel Cart Road despite the cold wind. Is ‘Ruth’ that much different from ‘Aurora’…

21st March

…‘Aurora’, ‘Plum Pudding’ and ‘Sweetheart’ in the distance in some of them. views of Kennel Close planting views of Kennel Close planting views of Kennel Close planting The true original…

19th February

…out. Magnolia ‘Aurora’ in Kennel Close (planted 2010). Magnolia mollocomata ‘Werrington’ (planted 2012). First flower on Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’. Buds opening on Magnolia ‘Ian’s Red’. The start of Magnolia ‘Bishop…