13th March

…Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ has, thankfully, escaped the frost reasonably well particularly lower down. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ First flowers on Magnolia x loebneri ‘Leonard Messel’ outside the back…

4th March

…along the Main Ride with the tree fern to the right. Main Ride Jaimie’s homebred Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ at its splendid best. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays

15th March

…flower. bergenia clumps Primroses galore now on the bank. Primroses Apologies; I could not resist yet more of ‘Caerhays Belle’ in the sun. ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays

10th March

…best. Note the darker colouring 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

6th March

…‘Caerhays Belle’ is much better today (this year anyway) as I am sure you would agree here. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia…

13th February

…size. sister seedling to Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ sister seedling to Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ sister seedling to Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Rhododendron siderophyllum (pure white form) nicely out nearby. Rhododendron siderophyllum Rhododendron…

3rd March

…‘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 ever remember such…

26th February

…‘Caerhays Belle’ sister is now full out but these pictures are not much better than last week’s. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ I photographed this same branch of Rhododendron…

20th February

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

14th March

…splash from the front door but nowhere near as good as the true Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ The large Michelia doltsopa above the Auklandii Garden…