13th March

Philip’ again on the michelia hunt and it is out more fully but still the translucent colour is not quite as good as last year. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Philip’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays

4th March

…seedling Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ – just going over. Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia…

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

26th February

…‘Philip Tregunna’ and Magnolia sargentiana var. robusta. Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ and Magnolia sargentiana var. robusta Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ at its absolute best. Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ Magnolia ‘Philip

8th March

…it. This is a very good form out well before the other mollicomatas of a similar age. Magnolia mollicomata ‘Mary Williams’ Philip Tregunna’s cross, the recently registered Magnolia ‘Caerhays Philip’,…

14th March

…japonica Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ and Magnolia sargentiana var. robusta. Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ one day on and fading slightly in colour. Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ Magnolia ‘Delia Williams’ one…

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The Caerhays Garden Diary has been contributed to by four people. For more history of the Caerhays Estate, Caerhays Castle Gardens and the contributors themselves please view the Caerhays website…

20th February

…Diva ‘Copeland Court’ Windblown flowers out on the five young Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ on the bank. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Branches off a Scots pine. Scots pine A dead sycamore blows…

21st April

…young plants. Rhododendron davidsonianum ‘Caerhays Pink Form’ Rhododendron davidsonianum ‘Caerhays Pink Form’ The Magnolia sprengeri ‘Diva’ seedling pollarded in the Tin Garden only a year ago is responding well! Magnolia…

12th March

…look at the colours on either side. The gales a few days ago are to blame but what a carpet today! Magnolia ‘Caerhays Philip’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Philip’ First very early…