23rd November

…this year. Magnolia compressa (formerly Michelia compressa) Magnolia compressa (formerly Michelia compressa) There are mature plants of Camellia ‘Nobilissima’ allover the garden but none as far out as the one…

21st April

…totally insignificant flower which Tom says is crap even in New Zealand where his father grew it and cut it down. Michelia compressa Michelia compressa Cleyera japonica used to grow…

22nd April

compressa John Marston now thinks that the errant plant is in fact Cleyera japonica and I entirely agree. Here are pictures of our two Cleyera fortunei (labelled M. compressa). One…

12th November

…more flower heads and a spreading habit. Greener leaves too. Schefflera delavayi This is the true Michelia compressa (Magnolia compressa) bought in the UK. Tom Hudson’s plant has leaves like…

22nd December

…oldest Rehderodendron macrocarpum. Rehderodendron macrocarpum Magnolia compressa (formally Michelia compressa) is also a vigorous evergreen. Magnolia compressa Magnolia compressa Still leaves on a Magnolia campbellii ‘Alba’ seedling below Donkey Shoe….

29th June

…Michelia. Worth watching for an identification. The Tregrehan compressa is nothing like this. Michelia compressa was mislabelled Rhododendron ‘Dragonfly’ is one I have missed over the years. Huge trusses and…

8th April

…cuneatus var ramulosus A fine Juniperus communis ‘Compressa’. Juniperus communis ‘Compressa’ This 90 year old freestanding wisteria clump has been created gradually by severe pruning. Just look at the flower…

10th February

…‘Dawn’ Magnolia figo hybrid Magnolia ‘Little Starlet’/ unknown parentage, most likely a hybrid between M laevifolia and M compressa Magnolia sp. Ogisu 700 / Magnolia sinensis Ogisu 700, from Sichuan…

17th July

…what we know is not Michaelia compressa have not advanced much in a month so we remain none the wiser as yet. flower buds Every day one comes across something…

27th July

…the plants arrived here from Holland years ago they were labelled Michelia compressa and we mistakenly sold them as that. This was a leftover from the show tunnel. There are…