11th March

…ago but not on this plant. Rhododendron moupinense Rhododendron moupinense The New Zealand bred Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’ just coming out. Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’ Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Pink Cloud’ is another…

7th June

…this. Azalea viscosum Azalea viscosum Eremurus x isabellinus ‘Cleopatra’ just coming out. We needed website photos. Eremurus x isabellinus ‘Cleopatra’ Eremurus x isabellinus ‘Cleopatra’ Eremurus ‘White Beauty Favourite’ Eremurus ‘White…

5th April

…MAGNOLIA ‘Cleopatra’ b) Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’, conversely, is a good colour but we need to see it full open to assess the final flower shape. Perhaps 6 or 7 out of…

20th March

…is a bit battered in the wind but promising. Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’ Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x ‘Deep Purple Dream’ shows potential for the future but damaged today. Magnolia ‘Black…

26th February

…east wind which bodes ill for the magnolias. Not a day to venture outside but in the Burncoose cash point I find a nice plant of Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’, one of…

22nd August

…Close. x neglecta is a cross between Aesculus flava and Aesculus sylvatica. Aesculus x glaucescens Aesculus x glaucescens A single secondary flower on Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’. Rather a darker colour than…

25th April

…Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’ is still showing nicely weeks after it first came out. Despite the leaves now appearing it is a delicate light colour. Mauve not pink or red at this…

27th February

…Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’ I suspect but very nice none the less. Magnolia ‘Mount Pironga’ Magnolia ‘Mount Pironga’ Further on another Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ seedling which is flowering much more prolifically than ever…

25th March

…hundred and forty visitors to the garden last Sunday. Magnolia ‘Livingstone’ – not one of the very best New Zealand hybrids perhaps but very well worth its place. ‘Cleopatra’ is…