26th February

…the inside of the tepals/petals was paler than ‘Betty Jessel’. I photographed Betty yesterday.So off Jaimie went with his cut flower to compare the two flowers side by side. If…

4th March

…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 ‘Aurora’ Magnolia ‘Aurora’ Magnolia…

7th September

…off 2. ‘Felix Jury’ x ‘Betty Jessel’ 3. ‘Purple Sensation’ x ‘Felix Jury ‘ 4. ‘Sir Harold Hiller’ x ‘Lanarth Surprise ‘ 5. ‘Betty Jessel’x ‘Feix Jury’ 6. ‘Betty Jessel…

25th February

…Jessel’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ – Betty Jessel and Darjeeling look wonderful side by side so that one can compare the colours in…

21st March

…‘Betty Jessel’ just about to show. Magnolia ‘Darkest Purple’ x Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Ilex kingiana with berries and flower. Ilex kingiana Rhododendron ‘Broughtonii’ just coming out. This group were tissue…

11th February

…This variety is a sport of ‘Betty Sheffield’ which is pure white! ‘Betty Sheffield Supreme’ has red frills so we appear to have propagated a branch that has reverted or…

24th February

…‘Betty Jessel’. When it grows a bit it will be as good as the 30-footer in the Rireii Opening which is hardly out yet. Magnolia campbellii ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia campbellii…

19th March

…enjoy learning about them, seeing them flower, and perform later in the year. A last flower on Magnolia campbellii ‘Betty Jessel’ at the garden entrance. Magnolia campbellii ‘Betty Jessel’ Rhododendron…

29th March

…is a young plant but not, as yet, that impressive. No specific name as yet. Magnolia ‘Darkest Purple’ x Magnolia campbellii ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia ‘Darkest Purple’ x Magnolia campbellii ‘Betty

24th November

…‘Dainty’ or ‘Little Bit’ but without the flecking. Another new variety which I do not think I have seen before. Camellia ‘Betty Robinson’ Camellia ‘Betty Robinson’ Along the top wall…