27th April

…died at Burncoose too after a few years of struggling. Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Magnolia ‘Carlos’ not too bad full out. Magnolia ‘Carlos’ This is…

11th May

…Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Rhododendron ‘Gwilt King’ just out. Normally a certainty for the Chelsea stand but I suppose we are only about a week away. Rhododendron ‘Gwilt…

7th March

…four years ago. It was 6ft tall on arrival and is now twice this. Rehderodendron indochinense First flowering of Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ in Kennel Close. Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst…

8th March

…‘Vulcan’ Magnolia ‘Atlas’ x ‘Vulcan’ Magnolia ‘Holywell’ – first flowering here Magnolia ‘Holywell’ Magnolia ‘Holywell’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ – first flowering here Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Felix…

19th April

…Magnolia ‘Daphne’. Magnolia ‘Daphne’ Magnolia ‘Daphne’ Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ now living up to its name. Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ just coming out. Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’…

28th May

…reality. Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Magnolia ‘Southern Belle’ is nearly as fine as Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’. The outer tepals are pink at first. Here there is a flower…

27th March

…this really is not at all bad with a whitish rim to the tepals. Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ 2018 – CHW This camera got dropped recently and is…

11th April

…‘Amethyst Flame’ (2015 planted). Magnolia liliiflora x Magnolia ‘Vulcan’. Tiny flowers as you can see. Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Prunus ‘Horinji’ – another quite superb Matsumae cherry and…

1st August

…true to name? Lonicear x heckrotii ‘Gold Flame’ Lonicear x heckrotii ‘Gold Flame’ Now a series of roses! None were the ones we wanted for new plants for next year…

12th October

…Amazingly Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ has a crop of flowers. It was covered in flowers in the spring so I am unsure whether this is secondary flowering or whether the plant…