19th April

…‘Nuccio’s Gem’ First flowers finally showing colour on Magnolia ‘Daphne’. Magnolia ‘Daphne’ Magnolia ‘Daphne’ Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ now living up to its name. Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ Cercis…

6th May

…pole. This means you do not have to see the fairly disgusting flowers close up. Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ My father told Jaimie that Rhododendron ‘Hotei’ (yellow) never…

22nd June

…agreed on site to extend the new planting area for next spring by grubbing out some additional old camellias and the odd rhododendron. felled and split felled and split felled…

6th April

…‘Hot Pants’ and the name now does it credit when it is full out. Magnolia ‘Hot Pants’ Magnolia ‘Hot Pants’ Magnolia ‘Hot Pants’ First flower on Magnolia ‘Banana Split’. Magnolia…

7th October

…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 where they…

31st May

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2022 – CHW Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ still has a few flowers showing despite the heavy…

12th April

…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 incisa Prunus incisa…

4th May

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

15th April

…yet. Magnolia ‘Solar Flair’ Rhododendron ‘Chip Luma’ – wonderful cross. Rhododendron ‘Chip Luma’ Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ – silly name perhaps but not entirely inaccurate. Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ Magnolia ‘Apricot Brandy’…

14th July

…out. This now seems a much more frequent summer occurrence than it was years ago. sweet chestnut branch split and fell sweet chestnut branch split and fell The bracts on…