12th April

…not yet a plant which we grow. MAGNOLIA ‘Margaret Helen’ MAGNOLIA ‘Margaret Helen’ Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’ is finally out on the drive. A New Zealand cross very similar to ‘Caerhays…

3rd March

…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’ The unnamed Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ hybrid…

11th March

…flowers is just out for the first time this year. Camellia ‘Mrs D.W. Davis’ Camellia ‘Mrs D.W. Davis’ Syringa reticulata already in leaf/growth a week on from the icy winds….

1st October

…ground level so it may well be ‘curtains’ anyway. Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Schefflera pauciflora with now ripe seeds which Asia ought to gather with some put aside…

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…

10th April

…These plants 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…

20th March

…the older plant which is more sheltered. Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ is just coming. Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’…

25th March

…stunner against a blue sky is Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’. Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia ‘Atlas’ is full out but still here in the shade. The flowers are truly…

17th April

…saving. MAGNOLIA ‘Margaret Helen’ MAGNOLIA ‘Margaret Helen’ The best Magnolia in the garden today is Margaret Helen on the drive. It does not seem to fade as much as ‘Caerhays…

25th April

…Helen’ which won the magnolia cup at Rosemoor. New Zealand bred and of similar parentage to ‘Caerhays Surprise’. A lovely colour and very late. Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’ Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’…