17th March

…website. Prunus mume ‘Beni-chidori’ Prunus mume ‘Beni-chidori’ Prunus mume ‘Beni-chidori’ Sycoparrotia semidecidua has such an odd and ugly flower. Sycoparrotia semidecidua Magnolia lilliflora ‘Holland Red’ in bud. Magnolia lilliflora ‘Holland…

31st March

…Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yutaka’ just out at the cash point. Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yutaka’ Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yutaka’ Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ is pink in bud opening to the more normal cream colour….

23rd November

…colour as you can see here in various stages. Not sure how these two have survived the recent gales. Prunus ‘Matsumae Beni-yutaka’ Prunus ‘Matsumae Beni-yutaka’ Prunus ‘Matsumae Beni-yutaka’ Prunus ‘Matsumae…

13th April

…(syn ‘Pink Parasol’) Prunus ‘Matsumae-hanagasa’ (syn ‘Pink Parasol’) Prunus ‘Matsumae-hanagasa’ (syn ‘Pink Parasol’) Prunus ‘Matsumae-beni-murasaki’ (syn ‘Candy Floss’) rather less spectacular but will be good. Prunus ‘Matsumae-beni-murasaki’ (syn ‘Candy Floss’)…

26th April

…Prunus ‘Beni-Yutaka’ Prunus ‘Beni-Yutaka’ Magnolia ‘Limelight’ with its broad spreading habit is just coming out. Really green in bud, opening pale yellow and quickly fading to cream. Magnolia ‘Limelight’ Magnolia…

4th April

…little planting up today but the bulk will now have to wait until next spring. new window Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yutaka’ looking very fine. Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yutaka’ Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yutaka’ Another…

12th April

…had completely forgotten by Tin Garden. Rhododendron arboreum ‘Blood Red’ Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-yutaka’ now full out. Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-yutaka’ Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-yutaka’ A well coloured Rhododendron sinogrande just starting to…

14th April

…fine week. The cherries are starting and, at last, some half decent or even good new and younger magnolias rather than the crap from three days ago. Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-yutaka’…

23rd March

…‘Umineko’ just out. Prunus ‘Umineko’ Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yukata’ just starting. Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yukata’ Magnolia ‘Butterflies’ full out in Penvergate. Magnolia ‘Butterflies’ Magnolia ‘Butterflies’ Magnolia ‘Butterflies’ Magnolia ‘Scented Gem’ (from Kevin…

9th April

…near white but performing rather well in Kennel Close. Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yutaka’ with its first flowers. The first…