29th April

…Magnolia ‘Genie’ Magnolia ‘Genie’ Following Arthur’s retirement the new farm office is nearly complete beside the old blacksmith’s shop and Smiths Gore have given us all the desks, chairs, filing…

8th April

…it dies! Another failure with this short-lived species. Rhododendron moorii Magnolia ‘Genie’ just out but not as good a colour as usual. Paled by frost and cold. Magnolia ‘Genie’ Magnolia…

9th April

…Not a great colour but what a superb shape. Magnolia ‘Sundance’ 2015 – CHW MAGNOLIA ‘Black Tulip’ MAGNOLIA ‘Genie’ ?? tbc Magnolia Black Tulip is just strutting its stuff. A…

3rd September

…settled in. Polyspora longicarpa Polyspora longicarpa Yet another good Rhododendron ‘Polar Bear’. Rhododendron ‘Polar Bear’ Rhododendron ‘Polar Bear’ Secondary, and very dark, flowers on Magnolia ‘Genie’. Magnolia ‘Genie’ Magnolia ‘Genie’…

4th April

…‘Beni-Yutaka’ Another Magnolia ‘Genie’ still looking very fine outside the front gate. Magnolia ‘Genie’ Magnolia ‘Genie’ Enkianthus perulatus out early and covered in bells. Enkianthus perulatus Enkianthus perulatus First flowering…

2nd March

in colour and rival Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ at this early stage. Magnolia ‘Genie’ Magnolia ‘Genie’ Magnolia ‘Plum Pudding’ at its absolute best. Magnolia ‘Plum Pudding’ A young Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’…

10th May

…MAGNOLIA ‘Genie’ MAGNOLIA ‘Genie’ Magnolia Genie still has buds and flowers weeks after it first came out. Although there are now leaves as well this is another major attribute. MAGNOLIA…

31st March

…Magnolia ‘Genie’ Magnolia ‘Genie’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ iv) Why has Magnolia ‘lolanthe’ got such an odd drooping shape? Magnolia ‘lolanthe’ Our plant has had many young pheasant poults roosting in…

13th April

…Magnolia ‘Kalleberg’ The soon to be popular Magnolia ‘Genie’ nearby (one of four in the garden in flower today) has larger flowers than the one by the Acer griseum but…

21st April

…are plenty of flowers but the cold and wind has damaged the buds and the colour is pale. Magnolia ‘Genie’ Magnolia ‘Genie’ 2017 – CHW A quick visit to The…