17th March

…with some damage on the Main Ride. Magnolia ‘David Clulow’ Magnolia ‘David Clulow’ Next to it is another white magnolia, Magnolia ‘Lotus’, with printed flowers that curve in on themselves….

29th March

…bred Magnolia ‘Sayonara’ is nice enough hidden away by the Podocarpus salignus clump but easily superseded by Magnolia ‘David Clulow’ or Magnolia ‘Lotus’ which are much bigger whites. Magnolia ‘Sayonara’…

18th March

…colour. Rhododendron davidii Rhododendron davidii Rhododendron davidii Rhododendron davidii Camellia ‘Mrs D W Davis’ with huge undamaged flowers. Camellia ‘Mrs D W Davis’ Camellia ‘Mrs D W Davis’ Our gardening…

1st January

…– FJW David killed first pheasant. 1968 – FJW CHW killed first Sparrow. 1967 – FJW Rh mucronulatum well out 1962 – FJW David John born 1914 – JCW German…

23rd April

…Magnolia x veitchii Rhododendron davidsonianum (Caerhays dark form) in the Auklandii Garden. Very different in colour from others photographed recently in the diary. Rhododendron davidsonianum A pure white flowering sport…

23rd May

…where she is and what she is doing. We plonk her on the steps of our stand where she smiles sweetly. Charles, Rupert, Naomie and David Then we grab a…

30th May

…growing here with Tom Hudson. David died recently which we were sadly unaware of. I met David first at Trevarno looking at conifers. Thirty years ago he planned to rewrite…

15th February

…2019 – CHW Off to David Knuckey’s funeral at Camborne crematorium. David was a founding partner of Burncoose Nurseries in 1984 together with his son Philip and my brother and…

23rd March

…Arnold Dance (former head gardener at Burncoose for 40 years) and David Clulow (magnolia collector and breeder from Kent) both rated this plant very highly. Magnolia mollicomata ‘Tennis Court’ On…

25th March

…2003 Belgian hybrid between Magnolia ‘David Clulow’ and Magnolia sprengeri var. elongata. Magnolia ‘Joli Pompom’ Magnolia ‘Joli Pompom’ Magnolia ‘Joli Pompom’ Magnolia ‘Lu Shan’, another white, is pretty too but…