14th March

…There is a decent one in the Burncoose garden. Magnolia stellata ‘Jane Platt’ Magnolia stellata ‘Jane Platt’ Basically it is all about the number of tepals in each flower (although…

13th April

Platt’ now full out on Hovel Cart Road. I have seen pinker forms of this plant which is often not true to name in the trade. Magnolia stellata ‘Jane Platt’…

16th March

…despite all the strong winds. Magnolia x proctoriana Magnolia x proctoriana I was rude about this Magnolia stellata ‘Jane Platt’ a few days ago. All is forgiven as the majority…

6th April

…by Georges Hut. This is not the best form. Rhododendron moorii x Rhododendron euchates Rhododendron moorii x Rhododendron euchates At last we have a Magnolia stellata ‘Jane Platt’ which is…

9th April

…should propagate both this autumn. Higo camellias ‘Takasago’? Higo camellias ‘Takasago’? Camellia ‘Hatsu-Zakura’ Camellia ‘Hatsu-Zakura’ Rhododendron schlippenbachii now full out in its pomp. Rhododendron schlippenbachii Magnolia stellata ‘Jane Platt’ just…

9th May

…still flowering decently today: Magnolia ‘Jane’ Magnolia ‘Jane’ Magnolia ‘Jane’ Magnolia ‘Ricki’ Magnolia ‘Ricki’ Magnolia ‘Ricki’ Magnolia ‘Betty’ Magnolia ‘Betty’ Magnolia ‘Betty’ Magnolia ‘Ann’ Magnolia ‘Ann’ Magnolia ‘Ann’ Magnolia ‘Judy’…

11th March

…Camellia ‘Lipstick’ Camellia ‘Sweet Jane’ a new Camellia transnokoensis hybrid so probably very tender. Better just opening than full out as you can see. Camellia ‘Sweet Jane’ 2016 – CHW…

30th May

…the nursery today were: Iris ‘Jane Phillips’ Iris ‘Jane Phillips’ Rehmannia elata Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘Milky Way’ Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘Milky Way’ Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘China Girl’…

25th June

…above Bond Street and below the old rubbish dump. Cornus kousa ‘Miss Petty’ Cornus kousa ‘Miss Petty’ Azalea ‘Jane Fire’ is very late indeed and very red by the two…

27th June

…pretty in its own way. A dwarf shrub planted in 2003. Hydrangea serrata ‘Shichidanka’ Hydrangea serrata ‘Shichidanka’ Hydrangea serrata ‘Shichidanka’ Azalea ‘Jane Fire’ on the drive by Magnolia ‘Rouged Alabaster’…