16th March

…bud! Another New Zealand bred winner which will go on to be very popular as a later flowerer. Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’…

3rd May

…mature flowers open out flat and turn finally a rich creamy yellow. This new variety will certainly catch on with enthusiasts. Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’…

15th April

…comes out. Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ Magnolia ‘Purple Globe’ with its first flower somewhat battered. A new one to us. Magnolia ‘Purple Globe’ Magnolia ‘Purple…

24th April

starting to show. Azalea ‘Greenway’ Another first time flowering Magnolia ‘Dark Bird’ is completely new. 2017 planted and just one flower with leaves appearing. Magnolia ‘Dark Bird’ This is a…

22nd October

…are still green. Quite a sight today in the pale sunlight. Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Red Star’ Deutzia calycosa ‘Dali’…

11th April

…‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Gold Star’. Magnolia ‘Tranquility’ Magnolia ‘Tikitere’ not at all bad. Magnolia ‘Vulcan’ x Magnolia ‘Apollo’. Magnolia ‘Tikitere’ Magnolia ‘Tikitere’ Magnolia ‘Apollo’ still out weeks on from starting….

8th April

…flower out on the excellent Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’. Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ A study today of our eucalyptus species as I write the care article for the website. Eucalyptus crenulata –…

25th March

…‘Purple Dream’ x ‘Star Wars’ – more Star Wars than purple in its first flowering. Magnolia ‘Purple Dream’ x ‘Star Wars’ Magnolia ‘Purple Dream’ x ‘Star Wars’ Magnolia ‘Early Rose’…

6th June

…pink with a good purple flower. Dianthus ‘Shooting Star’ Dianthus ‘Shooting Star’ Dianthus ‘Shooting Star’ The white wisteria growing up the handrails leading up to the top nursery office door…

31st October

…‘Star Wars’. An amazingly prolific tree and a UK Record Tree too. Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ Nicely contrasting autumn colours on Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’. Magnolia…