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’…

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’…

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…

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’…

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….

23rd April

…and Daphne cneorum flowering side by side Daphne gemmata and Daphne cneorum – Azalea ‘Fragrant Star’ is new to our catalogue Azalea ‘Fragrant Star’ – Agathosma capensis fully in flower…

17th March

…nipponica ‘Brilliant’ The new Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ in bud. Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Royal Crown’ nicely out in a tunnel. Magnolia ‘Royal Crown’ Magnolia ‘Royal Crown’ Magnolia ‘Anticipation’ likewise. Magnolia…

31st March

…A trip around with some northern friends. The first flower on new Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ which will be a good seller in due course. Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’…

24th November

…one to us too. A compact habit and just a hint of pink on the reverse of some of the petals. Camellia sasanqua ‘Frosted Star’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Frosted Star’ Camellia…