3rd May

…variety will 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…

22nd October

…Quite a sight today in the pale sunlight. Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Deutzia calycosa ‘Dali’ with late flowers….

15th April

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 ‘Purple Globe’ Magnolia (Michelia) platypetala…

25th March

…quite a longstanding and well known hybrid soon to be superseded by better. From memory a Magnolia denudata form? Magnolia ‘Anticipation’ Magnolia ‘Purple Dream’ x ‘Star Wars’ – more Star

11th April

…Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ (syn ‘Swedish Star’) is just out and what a good yellow it again is! Even the farmers liked it and they might even buy one or two….

17th January

…It is Magnolia Red Lion which is the same cross as Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ and therefore a lengthy flowerer. The colour is perhaps slightly less insipid than ‘Star Wars’ but…

24th November

…one to us too. A compact habit and just a hint of pink on the reverse of some of the petals. Camellia sasanqua ‘Frosted Star’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Frosted Star’ Camellia…

31st October

…‘Star Wars’. An amazingly prolific tree and a UK Record Tree too. Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ Nicely contrasting autumn colours on Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’. Magnolia…

29th July

…varying stages of development. Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ First flowers high up on Eucryphia ‘Nymansay’ before the 1st August. They were not…

25th October

…a good spot to be seen from the drive and will be a feature plant one day. Liquidamber styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Liquidamber styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Liquidamber styraciflua ‘Red Star’ 1998…