12th April

…which is somewhat different again. This is not yet a plant which we grow. MAGNOLIA ‘Margaret Helen’ MAGNOLIA ‘Margaret Helen’ Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’ is finally out on the drive. A…

3rd March

…that they bend the branches down so that you cannot really see the flowers properly. Camellia ‘Mrs D W Davis’ Camellia ‘Mrs D W Davis’ Camellia ‘Mrs D W Davis’…

14th March

…the Rosemoor show today which won The Lamellen Cup. ‘Caerhays Surprise’, ‘Princess Margaret’ and ‘Margaret Helen’. This is our second entry which actually came third in the class. On the…

23rd March

…Helen’ on the drive. Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’ Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’ But a much less ruined Magnolia ‘Apollo’ just below it. Magnolia ‘Apollo’ Magnolia ‘Apollo’ The unnamed deciduous azalea which is…

31st March

…winds, huge decent flowers on Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’. Very late out for a campbellii. The plant in Kennel Close is now our best example of ‘Princess Margaret’. Another has…

11th March

…Rhododendron calophytum Camellia ‘Mrs D.W. Davis’ with its droopy habit and huge flowers is just out for the first time this year. Camellia ‘Mrs D.W. Davis’ Camellia ‘Mrs D.W. Davis’…

18th March

…colour. Rhododendron davidii Rhododendron davidii Rhododendron davidii Rhododendron davidii Camellia ‘Mrs D W Davis’ with huge undamaged flowers. Camellia ‘Mrs D W Davis’ Camellia ‘Mrs D W Davis’ Our gardening…

10th April

…are to be grown on in Rookery Nursery. Camellia forrestii Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’; one of two on the drive. Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’ Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’ Magnolia ‘Apollo’ just coming out….

1st April

…tree magnolia producing something. Nothing like the real thing in size or colour. Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ 2017 – CHW A trip to look at more magnolias flowering…

30th March

…It is the same cross as ‘Caerhays Surprise’ but done in New Zealand which explains the suckering. Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’ Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Phoebe Taylor’ still…