25th February

…one place. Superb today. Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia ‘Anne Leitner’ (‘Black Tulip’ x Magnolia ‘J C Williams’) – just coming out….

5th February

…words? Magnoloa campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnoloa campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ A poorish and rather pale Lanarth seedling is full out towards Rookery Gate. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Rhododendron ‘Bo Peep’ (Caerhays hybrid sold…

2nd January

…much risk here if we do get a reasonable frost. These pictures show the situation at its various stages. Magnolia ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia ‘Darjeeling’ This poor Rhododendron…

4th March

…– just going over. Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ The new planting above the Magnolia veitchii from last year with the small Rhododendron…

7th March

…Road in strong wind. Exquisite colour which has faded a bit since yesterday. Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ The first colour on the buds of Magnolia…

16th February

…so I guess the RHS colour chart needs to be used (cost £450 but we do have one!). Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ 2018 – CHW…

29th February

…Magnolia campbelli ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbelli ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbelli ‘Darjeeling’ First two flowers on Camellia reticulata ‘Dream Castle’ on the Main Ride. Camellia reticulata ‘Dream Castle’ Narcissus ‘California’ – a Lanarth…

27th February

…veitchii. Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ The 1911 Magnolia campbellii stands out impressively amid the gloom. Started raining shortly after this. 1911 Magnolia campbellii Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ on the main…

2nd March

…cilpinense and ‘Bric-a-Brac’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ at the entrance to Burncoose Garden. Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Huge flowers with white flecking on Camellia ‘Anticipation Variegated’ by Burncoose Lodge….

21st February

…is always early but, again, an especially good colour this year. Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Peter’ is now almost fully out as well. Magnolia ‘Bishop Peter’…