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…

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…

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’…

9th April

…and a cup or two). Magnolia ‘Solar Flair’ Magnolia ‘Apollo’ – in the three sprays class from Caerhays. Magnolia ‘Apollo’ Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’ – in the three sprays class from…

27th May

…to enjoy – perhaps. Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’ still in flower – its reputation for a lengthy flowering season even in hot weather is well deserved. Magnolia Margaret Helen Magnolia x…

23rd April

…is one we ought to propagate. Lithocarpus henryi Lithocarpus henryi Lithocarpus henryi The Caerhays magnolia entries in the single spray classes were Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’ and Magnolia ‘Tropicana’ which won…

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…

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…

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’…