6th March

Belle’ is perfect today. Look at its useful spreading habit. Never going to be a big tree and very ‘dainty’ flowers. Magnolia ‘Brixton Belle’ Magnolia ‘Brixton Belle’ Magnolia ‘Brixton Belle’…

10th March

…‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ What other tree gives this sort of dramatic show? Breathtaking! 2016 – CHW…

13th February

yet out in Bond Street but a similar size. sister seedling to Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ sister seedling to Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ sister seedling to Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Rhododendron siderophyllum (pure…

15th March

…resist yet more of ‘Caerhays Belle’ in the sun. ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ ‘Caerhays Belle’ 2016 – CHW The bluebells are coming…

12th December

…Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Camellia gigantocarpa has some 9-12in new growth shoots at the top of the plant and plenty more new shoots still emerging in December. Small…

14th March

…is coming out. Pleasant enough and a good splash from the front door but nowhere near as good as the true Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’…

9th February

…gloom a Caerhays Belle seedling shows up along the drive from the Isla Rose Plantation. Caerhays Belle seedling What a ghastly day but no obvious trees down yet. 2019 –…

26th February

…sister is now full out but these pictures are not much better than last week’s. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ I photographed this same branch of Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’…

19th February

…be the New Zealand version of Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’. Compare for yourself! Colour and size of flower come into it. Magnolia ‘Susanna van Veen’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’…

2nd March

…– breathtaking today in the sun. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Quercus stenophylloides with new growth already apparent on this Taiwanese species which may well be a bit borderline…