13th February

…Smithers’ Daphne bholua ‘Sir Peter Smithers’ Daphne bholua ‘Sir Peter Smithers’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ – OUTSTANDING and a huge flower Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne…

25th February

…mollicomata ‘Lanarth’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ in a similar condition. Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ The Magnolia ‘Delia Williams’ on the lawn just starting to drop. It…

28th February

‘Mary Rose’ has been in bud but showing colour for weeks. Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ The original 1913 Magnolia campbellii at its…

26th February

…x williamsii ‘Mary Phoebe Taylor’ in the nursery car park in full flow. Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Phoebe Taylor’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Phoebe Taylor’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Phoebe…

24th February

…and Isla Rose Godparents group photo with Isla Rose central and still smiling with Katie. Godparents group photo Godparents group photo Karol’s new labels resplendent in The Isla Rose Plantation….

11th April

…‘Black Tulip’ Magnolia ‘Rose Marie’ x Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ Magnolia ‘Rose Marie’ x Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ One plant of Magnolia pseudokobus ‘Kubushi-modoki’ now full out. Magnolia pseudokobus ‘Kubushi-modoki’ 2019 –…

21st January

…best of the bholuas. Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Forty squirrels in the last two weeks. Finally the problem is under control thanks…

7th March

…x williamsii ‘Donation’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Donation’ Could not resist Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ yet again! Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ New growth coming already on the…

25th March

…as yet. Magnolia ‘Early Rose’ Magnolia ‘Early Rose’ Magnolia ‘Early Rose’ Magnolia ‘Tikitere’ not yet out so very late and heavily budded with huge buds. Magnolia ‘Tikitere’ Magnolia ‘Early Rose’…

4th April

…M. ‘Black Tulip’ below Donkey Shoe. No hybrid name as far as I can see. Magnolia ‘Rose Marie’ x M. ‘Black Tulip’ Magnolia ‘Rose Marie’ x M. ‘Black Tulip’ Bluebottle…