1st April

…from upright. No sign of frost damage. Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia kobus ‘White Elegance’ has some frost damage but most of the buds are…

20th March

…coming. Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’ is a bit battered in the wind but promising. Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’ Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x ‘Deep…

16th March

…‘different’. Cannot find the parentage. Magnolia ‘Judy Carlson’ Magnolia ‘Judy Carlson’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ – the same applies. This is Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Lennei’ x Magnolia sprengeri ‘Diva’. Magnolia ‘Crystal

9th April

…near white but performing rather well in Kennel Close. Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yutaka’ with its first flowers. The first…

7th August

…carica ‘Ice Crystal’ with its first figs. Ficus carica ‘Ice Crystal’ A fine specimen of Hydrangea paniculata ‘Kyushu’ beside the Burncoose office. Hydrangea paniculata ‘Kyushu’ Agapanthus ‘Twister’ looking excellent. Agapanthus…

3rd October

…Clematis ‘Romantica’ Clematis ‘Romantica’ Ficus carica ‘Ice Crystal’ with yellow autumn tints. Ficus carica ‘Ice Crystal’ The new bench in the large greenhouse is complete and already full as the…

13th April

…leaf and flower as the name implies. Prunus ‘Matsumae-fuki’ (syn ‘Chocolate Ice’) Prunus ‘Matsumae-fuki’ (syn ‘Chocolate Ice’) Prunus ‘Matsumae-fuki’ (syn ‘Chocolate Ice’) 2016 – CHW A most hectic day with…

27th May

…clumps today Azalea ‘Strawberry Ice’ Azalea ‘Strawberry Ice’ Azalea ‘Strawberry Ice’ Babeuff – an older variety which has grown outside the back yard for 50 plus years. Azalea ‘Babeuff’ Azalea…

2nd April

…that I have seen Rhododendron hodgsonii Magnolia ‘Lucy Carlson’ (M. loebneri ‘Leonard Messel’ x Magnolia salicifolia) Magnolia ‘Lucy Carlson’ Magnolia ‘Lucy Carlson’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal

25th July

…well as this. Thalictrum ‘Elin’ Thalictrum ‘Elin’ Thalictrum ‘Elin’ Thalictrum ‘Elin’ Geraniuma wallichianum ‘Crystal Lake’ – nice veining in the flower. Geraniuma wallichianum ‘Crystal Lake’ Geraniuma wallichianum ‘Crystal Lake’ Rudbeckia…