10th March

Lanarth’ in colour. Having a few years off full on flowering seems to be a characteristic of ‘Lanarth’ generally. Hot summers help! Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia campbellii subsp….

3rd March

…Donkey Shoe. Still plenty of intact flowers though. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’ just coming out properly. What a colour! Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’…

23rd February

…(which you can see there) to explain the differences in more detail. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (New Zealand form) Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (New Zealand form) Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia campbellii subsp….

14th March

…the top of the hill A Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ seedling with reasonable colour above the path. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ seedling Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ seedling Another of the same below the path much improved…

5th February

…these when we open on 22nd February.The Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (a true seedling) by the castle is nearly over. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ The view through the arch has now reached…

9th February

…this seedling in Old Park is out early and looking very fine. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ A formerly rather stifled Magnolia campbellii now shows up properly after the…

25th February

The New Zealand form of Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ – few flowers this year after the drought. New Zealand form of Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ The true Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ outside the castle and planted…

7th February

…– the New Zealander form – is the best thing in the garden today. I had thought the buds were hail damaged but was wrong. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ seedling Magnolia ‘Lanarth’…

27th February

…pale, it has the ‘Lanarth’ shape and is worth its place as the only ‘Lanarth’ on the drive. Pity it is a bit hidden away behind the Magnolia x proctoriana…

19th March

…var. robusta x ‘Lanarth’ hybrid Philip’s 1985 hybrid between Magnolia sargentiana var. robusta and Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ is full out at the top of the garden with 150+ flowers set against…