15th April

…first comes out. Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ Magnolia ‘Purple Globe’ with its first flower somewhat battered. A new one to us. Magnolia ‘Purple Globe’ Magnolia…

30th April

…this clump before. Azalea ‘Crosswater Red’ is not yet out next door. Azalea ‘Melford Lemon’ Azalea ‘Melford Lemon’ Azalea ‘Melford Lemon’ Azalea ‘Melford Lemon’ Viburnum setigerum just coming into leaf…

3rd May

…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 find Michelia maudiae where it…

13th January

…honey bees nest of honey bees nest of honey bees This is what happens when you plant a Fraxinus excelsior ‘Jaspidea’ too close to a bonfire. I fear the tree…

8th October

…Guard’ Not so sure Phormium tenax ‘Lemon Spritzer’ is really that much to write home about. Perhaps the new growth will be better next spring? Phormium tenax ‘Lemon Spritzer’ Phormium…

12th April

…incisa Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ now full out too. Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’ has faded but still a show after six weeks. Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’ A 2019 present…

11th May

…Meringue’ Rhododendron ‘Lemon Meringue’ Rhododendron ‘Lemon Meringue’ Rhododendron ‘Lem’s Cameo’ Rhododendron ‘Lem’s Cameo’ Rhododendron cinnarbarinum Concatenans Group Rhododendron cinnarbarinum Concatenans Group Rhododendron vaseyi was exceptionally good in shade. Rhododendron vaseyi…

1st April

…I have seen. Rhododendron arboreum ‘Sir Charles Lemon’ Rhododendron arboreum ‘Sir Charles Lemon’ Magnolia ‘Genie’ is now coming out properly with only a few premature windblown flowers frosted. The start…

RHS Savill Garden – Flower Show Pictures – 2018

…its leaves Spiraea prunifolia Spiraea prunifolia Beberis x stenophylla ‘Lemon Queen’ – one to get for the catalogue Beberis x stenophylla ‘Lemon Queen’ Beberis x stenophylla ‘Lemon Queen’ Pulmonaria ‘Blue…

11th April

…they might even buy one or two. Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ The bank outside the front door that was all primroses 10 days ago is now all bluebells…