4th April

…laevifolia x M. maudiae ‘Eternal Spring’ Magnolia laevifolia x M. maudiae ‘Eternal Spring’ Another from Raf is Magnolia laevifolia x M. maudiae (BKR 201300) which has rather tiny flowers by…

5th May

…on its stem five or six years from planting. Betula albosinensis ‘China Ruby’ Cornus florida ‘Eternal’ with its striking odd shaped double flowers has been standing out for a fortnight…

12th April

…Pterocarya fraxinifolia Sorbus yuana Sorbus yuana Camellia ‘High Fragrance’ – and it certainly is. Flowers over a very long period. Camellia ‘High Fragrance’ Camellia ‘High Fragrance’ Sophora japonica ‘Sun King’…

17th March

…so full of flower or looking better. Magnolia ‘Ian’s Red’ Magnolia ‘Ian’s Red’ Camellia ‘High Fragrance’ and it really was despite the first two flowers being battered by wind. Camellia…

30th May

…I have ever seen this dullish species perform before. You could almost like it despite the nasty fragrance. Viburnum rhytidophyllum Viburnum rhytidophyllum The ancient huge wisteria by the playhouse is…

21st June

…fear is an unwinnable battle without contraception. First flowering here of Syringa pekinensis ‘Yellow Fragrance’. Not very yellow when full out but superbly scented. Syringa pekinensis ‘Yellow Fragrance’ We missed…

12th May

…Gay Baby Camellia champetre High Fragrance Camellia ss Kerguelen® Camellia ss Kicho Camellia classique Manuroad Road Camellia ss Memphis Belle Camellia classique Mimosa Jury Camellia reticulata Miss Tulare Camellia classique…

10th July

…Trees’ indicates that the latest classification is now as follows: Meliosma dilleniifolia (upright panicles of flowers) Meliosma dilleniifolia subsp. cuneifolia (plumes of creamy white flowers with hawthorn-like fragrance) Meliosma dilleniifolia…