26th February

…Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ so Jaimie’s comparison pictures make the new plant the clear winner. I attach again my pictures from yesterday from a different ‘Betty Jessel’ so that you can…

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…

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

…Magnolia ‘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…

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…

15th April

…Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Raspberry Fun’ Magnolia ‘Raspberry Fun’ Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ – what a colour! Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia…

10th March

…just coming out in Kennel Close. The original plant is nearly over today. Planted 2014. Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia ‘Rebecca’s Perfume’ is indeed strongly scented and a…

19th March

…the year. A last flower on Magnolia campbellii ‘Betty Jessel’ at the garden entrance. Magnolia campbellii ‘Betty Jessel’ Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ is semi deciduous but looking a good colour today….

3rd March

…where we exhibited it last year. David Millais said it was worth registering and naming then. Rhododendron Rhododendron Rhododendron Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ is just out and not yet at its…

19th February

…mollocomata ‘Werrington’ (planted 2012). Magnolia mollocomata ‘Werrington’ Magnolia mollocomata ‘Werrington’ Magnolia mollocomata ‘Werrington’ First flower on Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’. Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Buds opening on Magnolia ‘Ian’s Red’. Magnolia ‘Ian’s…