26th April

…bud, opening pale yellow and quickly fading to cream. Magnolia ‘Limelight’ Magnolia ‘Limelight’ Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘Gold Rush’ is exquisite as it comes into leaf. What a delicate leaf formation. Metasequoia…

13th April

…below the tower. Magnolia ‘Limelight’ Magnolia ‘Limelight’ Magnolia ‘Limelight’ Magnolia officinalis var. biloba looks exactly like a Manglietia species as the three outer pink petals quickly droop or drop downwards….

14th April

…like ‘Yellow Lantern’ but has a strange low spreading habit as does the one at Burncoose. Magnolia ‘Limelight’ Magnolia ‘Limelight’ First flowerings in the new rhododendron plantings in Old Park….

16th August

…above the pond. Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’ Lilies in pots to go in the borders next year – many Lilium ‘Stargazer’. Lilies Lilies 2019 – CHW Meanwhile at…

27th April

…‘Limelight’ (third) Magnolia ‘Limelight’ (third) Magnolia ‘Ambrosia’ (first and cup) Magnolia ‘Ambrosia’ (first and cup) Magnolia ‘Yuchelia’ (second) Magnolia ‘Yuchelia’ (second) Magnolia ‘Lois’ (fourth) Magnolia ‘Lois’ All the magnolias together…

9th April

…Awe’ Rhododendron ‘Loch Awe’ Pittosporum eugenoides ‘Variegation’ – yellow flowers are wonderful with the variegated leaves. Pittosporum eugenoides ‘Variegation’ Pittosporum eugenoides ‘Variegation’ Pittosporum eugenoides ‘Variegation’ Magnolia ‘Limelight’ about to spring…

14th August

…Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’ Sambucus nigra ‘Black Lace’ and Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’ Potfulls of lilies. lilies lilies 2020 – CHW A visit to a garden near Wolsingham where Rhododendron ponticum has…

24th April

…really fantastic yellow magnolia on Burns Bank. Larger and darker yellow flowers (with some green) than ‘Limelight’ or ‘Yellow Lantern’ and a fortnight later. No label and not on the…

18th April

…Magnolia ‘Limelight’. Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘Gold Rush’ Philadelphus sericanthus in flower in the greenhouse. Philadelphus sericanthus Philadelphus sericanthus Aesculus glabra ‘April Wine’ has soon lost its wine tinge and the flowers…

30th July

…catch up on around and about (‘Phantom’, ‘White Lady’, ‘Limelight’). It would be a good idea to plant more clumps of the newer paniculata varieties on the drive (‘Skyfall’, ‘Early…