6th March

…‘Brixton Belle’ Magnolia ‘Brixton Belle’ Magnolia ‘Susannah van Veen’ is the New Zealanders answer to ‘Caerhays Belle’ and said to be an identical cross. Last year these two smallish trees…

10th March

…as the flowers first open, then lighter as they open fully. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia…

13th February

…yet out in Bond Street but a similar size. sister seedling to Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ sister seedling to Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ sister seedling to Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Rhododendron siderophyllum (pure…

1st March

…other way around because the wind has spoilt Belle. This is Susanna. ‘Susanna van Veen’ ‘Susanna van Veen’ ‘Susanna van Veen’ This is the ‘Caerhays Belle’ nearby as it looks…

15th March

…more of ‘Caerhays Belle’ in the sun. ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ 2016 – CHW The bluebells are coming on well…

12th December

…Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Camellia gigantocarpa has some 9-12in new growth shoots at the top of the plant and plenty more new shoots still emerging in December. Small…

3rd March

…The original Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ about four days off being its absolute best. original Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ original Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ 2019 – CHW I do not think I can…

5th April

…bend over much. So onto the drive to review Vance Hooper’s other introductions besides Magnolia ‘Genie’ and Magnolia ‘Brixton Belle’ mentioned earlier as excellent. MAGNOLIA ‘Plum Pudding’ 02 MAGNOLIA ‘Plum…

14th March

…good as the true Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ The large Michelia doltsopa above the Auklandii Garden and Magnolia ‘Mr Julian’ look wonderful from Rookery Path…

20th February

…subsp. mollicomata ‘Lanarth’ Another sister seedling to Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ down on Bond Street both sisters have performed well this year despite the wind but ‘Belle’ herself is nowhere near…