4th March

…Park. Impressively quick growth into a sizeable small tree. Michelia ‘Fairy Cream’ Michelia ‘Fairy Cream’ Tree surgeons felling some elderly sweet chestnuts in Old Park. sweet chestnuts Camellia sasanqua ‘Yume’…

31st July

…the rain. ‘Cream Abundance’ ‘Cream Abundance’ A very ripe fig on a rather small Ficus ‘Brown Turkey’. Ficus ‘Brown Turkey’ Scabiosa are trouble when we send them out in the…

18th April

…the pictures which we have. Magnolia “Peaches ‘n’ Cream” Magnolia “Peaches ‘n’ Cream” First flowering with us (and long awaited) of Ucodendron whatonii which is now considered to be a…

28th March

…today but will quickly fade to cream. Magnolia ‘Sunburst’ Magnolia ‘Sunburst’ The two mature pink forms of Magnolia x veitchii are gorgeous against a blue sky. Magnolia x veitchii Magnolia…

27th June

…for 2017:Leucanthemum ‘Goldfinch’ Leucanthemum ‘Goldfinch’ Leucanthemum ‘Banana Cream’ – the name seems to apply more to the buds than the fully open flower unless these two are labelled the wrong…

15th February

…nursery purchase. Michelia ‘Fairy White’ Michelia ‘Fairy Cream’ nearby is still in tight bud with rather less buds formed. Michelia ‘Fairy Cream’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Jovey Carlyon’ may get flattened…

2nd May

Cream’ (loderi x ?) ‘Ilam Cream’ (loderi x ?) ‘Jessica Rothschild’ (decorum x hotei) ‘Jessica Rothschild’ (decorum x hotei) On the garden tour some notable (non rhododendron) plants in this…

18th May

…on the Mespilus germanica. Mespilus germanica Mespilus germanica Tilia mexicana – planted 2011. Tilia mexicana Magnolia ‘Peaches and Cream’ – a few late flowers. Magnolia ‘Peaches and Cream’ Sorbus thompsonii…

14th April

Cream’ seems very like ‘Peachy’ and ‘Daybreak’?! Perhaps I am being unfair to a first single flower. Magnolia ‘Peaches ‘n’ Cream’ Magnolia ‘Paul Cook’ – is battered but not exactly…

26th April

…on ready to be planted out next spring. We seem to have ‘Fairy Cream’ and ‘Fairy White’ doing well but not ‘Blush’ or ‘Fairy Lime’ as yet. Michelia ‘Fairy Blush’…