19th April

…Magnolia ‘Daphne’. Magnolia ‘Daphne’ Magnolia ‘Daphne’ Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ now living up to its name. Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ just coming out. Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’…

6th May

…it has a bold upright habit like a totem pole. This means you do not have to see the fairly disgusting flowers close up. Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ Magnolia ‘Banana Split’…

6th April

…First flower on Magnolia ‘Banana Split’. Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ Magnolia ‘Sunset Swirl’ full out too and very good now. Magnolia ‘Sunset Swirl’ Magnolia ‘Sunset Swirl’ Magnolia ‘Sunset Swirl’ Magnolia x…

22nd June

…grubbing out some additional old camellias and the odd rhododendron. felled and split felled and split felled and split felled and split Vaccinum cylindraeceum in full flower with greenish-cream flowers…

7th October

…magnolia-like when you think about it. banana flower banana flower banana flower 2016 – CHW Eleven different new named Matsumae cherries have arrived and I have today sorted with Michael…

4th May

…on Juglans ailanthifolia. Juglans ailanthifolia Still a good crop of flowers on Magnolia ‘Banana Split’. Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ Paulownia kawakamii is still sparse flowering but what interesting flower colours in…

12th April

…into leaf. Aesculus assamica Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ is now properly out. Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ Prunus incisa is now a splendid show. Planted in 2010 and already 12-15ft. Prunus incisa Prunus…

14th July

…was years ago. sweet chestnut branch split and fell sweet chestnut branch split and fell The bracts on Cornus kousa ‘Gosia’ are turning from cream to pink on the drive….

27th June

…for 2017:Leucanthemum ‘Goldfinch’ Leucanthemum ‘Goldfinch’ Leucanthemum ‘Banana Cream’ – the name seems to apply more to the buds than the fully open flower unless these two are labelled the wrong…

20th December

…transvenosus An equally enormous Encephalartos lebomboensis with a flower cone Encephalartos lebomboensis Encephalartos lebomboensis A 10 foot tall banana A 10 foot tall banana Encephalartos ferox Encephalartos ferox Encephalartos ferox…