26th April

…C. speciosa ‘Umbilicata’ – Slip Rail (deep salmon-pink and very early into flower with last year’s quinces still on the tree) C. japonica – Crinodendron Hedge C. cathayensis – Crinodendron

30th May

…law and niece An amazingly good Crinodendron hookerianum in Carnon Downs. Crinodendron hookerianum Rosa canina full out in the hedgerows by Treberrick. Pink and white forms. Good news that hedges…

14th April

…tree. Magnolia ‘Daybreak’ Magnolia ‘Daybreak’ Magnolia ‘Daybreak’ This is another younger Magnolia ‘Daybreak’ above Crinodendron Hedge. You could be forgiven for saying the first Peachy (above) and this one are…

6th March

…weeks ago this (true) Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ is now really quite a show. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Rhododendron ‘Assaye’ just out above Crinodendron Hedge. Rhododendron ‘Assaye’ Rhododendron ‘Assaye’ 2020 – CHW…

23rd April

…it is a mix of colours and not very attractive. Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’ is now full out above the Crinodendron Hedge. Not bad but x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ has…

6th May

…will be able to lie his way out of that one? Crinodendron hookerianum in bud already – three week early. Crinodendron hookerianum Meliosma alba flowers nearly over. Meliosma alba Magnolia…

17th October

…is think rhododendron. 2018 – CHW The weekend gales did not actually cause that much damage but a beech tree above Crinodendron Hedge split in half. Whenever you get two…

26th February

…x williamsii ‘Jovey Carlyon’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Jovey Carlyon’ A low down branch on the Magnolia campbellii above Crinodendron Hedge. Magnolia campbellii Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ suddenly out. I had expected it…

7th February

…robusta (or so it is catalogued) above Crinodendron Hedge is actually full out (so I was wrong again but it is the only one out or even showing colour of…

21st February

…Magnolia ‘Bishop Peter’ is now almost fully out as well. Magnolia ‘Bishop Peter’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Peter’ The Magnolia mollicomata x sargentiana robusta seedling above the Crinodendron Hedge is perhaps the…