21st July

…Cardiocrinum giganteum in the show tunnel. Cardiocrinum giganteum 2016 – CHW Trip to Burncoose to photograph more new plants for the 2017 catalogue:Hydrangea ‘Magical Amethyst’ – as its name implies…

7th March

…tall on arrival and is now twice this. Rehderodendron indochinense First flowering of Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ in Kennel Close. Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ First decent and unfrosted flowering…

8th March

…Flame’ – first flowering here Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ Magnolia ‘Picards Ruby’ x ‘F J Williams’ – first flowering…

27th March

…small plant. Magnolia ‘Sentinel’ Magnolia ‘Sentinel’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ – this really is not at all bad with a whitish rim to the tepals. Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’…

29th March

…striking as it was last year. Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Lili Diva’ (Magnolia liliiflora ‘Nigra’ x Magnolia sprengeri diva) has been frosted a bit but one decent…

11th April

…x Magnolia ‘Vulcan’. Tiny flowers as you can see. Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Prunus ‘Horinji’ – another quite superb Matsumae cherry and full out today. Prunus ‘Horinji’ Prunus…

18th August

…Impressive seed heads now as well. Hypericum inodorum ‘Magical Beauty’ Hypericum inodorum ‘Magical Beauty’ Allium ‘Millennium Lavender Bubbles’ Allium ‘Millennium Lavender Bubbles’ Geranium ‘Hocus Pocus’ with near black leaves. Geranium…

12th July

…is very good Magical Mont Blanc Magical Mont Blanc  ‘Phantom’ which we do stock but I have never seen it flowering this well in the nursery Phantom Phantom Our…

25th June

…grower says it should have a blacker stem? Agapanthus ‘Graphite White’ Agapanthus ‘Graphite White’ Hydrangea arborescens ‘Magical Tinkerbell’. An odd name for a rather indifferent flower! Hydrangea arborescens ‘Magical Tinkerbell’…

24th September

…not clear if it is edible? Macrolepiota procera Macrolepiota procera A good array of salvias in Jaimie’s new garden. Salvia x jamensis ‘Hot Lips’ and Salvia ‘Amistad’. salvias Salvia ‘Amethyst