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

9th April

…plant in Kennel Close is also performing. Magnolia ‘Purple Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Purple Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Purple Splendour’ Magnolia sprengeri ‘Daisy Diva’ – almost a semi double flower but cold damaged a…

21st March

…now obliged to follow suit? Magnolia ‘Purple Star’ has its first two flowers. Not bad but not yet large flowers. Magnolia ‘Purple Star’ Magnolia ‘Purple Star’ Magnolia ‘Black Swan’ in…

5th April

Purple’ Corylopsis willmottiae (now sinensis) ‘Spring Purple’ Corylopsis willmottiae (now sinensis) ‘Spring Purple’ 2019 – CHW So now a viewing of more of the Betula species and varieties which we…

18th April

…cherry. Prunus matsumae ‘Hanaguruma’ Magnolia ‘Purple Sensation’ is a later flowering New Zealander which is well worth growing. This is the last decent flower. Magnolia ‘Purple Sensation’ Magnolia ‘Apollo’ is…

3rd June

…new clone to me with really red new growth. Stachyurus praecox ‘Devon Purple’ Stachyurus praecox ‘Devon Purple’ Cyphomandra corymbiflora – a new genus to us from the Andes. Cyphomandra corymbiflora…

4th May

…green leaves which I had been trying to reach for a while. Using the mule it was easy! Populus deltoides ‘Purple Tower’ Populus deltoides ‘Purple Tower’ Just two long catkins…

9th February

…hookeriana ‘Purple Stem’ Sarcocca hookeriana ‘Purple Stem’ Sarcocca hookeriana ‘Purple Stem’ Sarcocca orientalis Sarcocca orientalis Sarcocca orientalis Sarcocca ruscifolia Sarcocca ruscifolia Sarcocca hookeriana digyna Sarcocca hookeriana digyna Sarcocca hookeriana digyna…

22nd April

…Rhododendron reticulatum. A very old plant in full shade in The Rockery and performing well today. This is a reddish-purple form without the dark purple spots or blotches which you…

3rd March

…of tepals Red Purple Group 73B – Strong Purplish Pink Full out – outside of tepals Purple Group 75C – Very Light Purple We will now send off the full…