20th April

…bark on Eucryphia cordifolia. Eucryphia cordifolia Magnolia acuminata ‘Golden Glow’ x Magnolia ‘Miss Honeybee’. Much the same as ‘Miss Honeybee’ as it seems to me. Magnolia acuminata ‘Golden Glow’ x…

27th March

…Camellia japonica. The latter is more popular today with the public but undeservedly so. It flowers much later than the Dr too. Camellia ‘Miss Charleston’ Camellia ‘Miss Charleston’ Rhododendron arboreum…

22nd April

…smell today. Michelia ‘Mixed up Miss’ Michelia ‘Mixed up Miss’ Michelia ‘Mixed up Miss’ Michelia ‘Mixed up Miss’ A young Magnolia ‘Honey Liz’ with its first flower – two others…

1st July

…Just a little pink starting to show but this one is growing in shade. Cornus kousa ‘Miss Petty’ Cornus kousa ‘Miss Petty’ Cornus kousa ‘Miss Petty’ Another group of three…

29th April

…acuminata var subcordata ‘Miss Honeybee’ is hardly showing as yet. Rain urgently needed. Magnolia acuminata var subcordata ‘Miss Honeybee’ Magnolia acuminata var subcordata ‘Miss Honeybee’ A rather sickly Rhododendron ‘Trewithen…

3rd May

…‘Mixed up Miss’ Michelia foggii ‘Mixed up Miss’ is a completely new (to us) first time flowerer planted only two years ago. Quite rounded buds with rather more purple edging…

10th October

…Is this how it gets its name rather than from the flower colour? No other michelia is doing this in the garden. Michelia ‘Mixed up Miss’ Michelia ‘Mixed up Miss’…

25th June

…above Bond Street and below the old rubbish dump. Cornus kousa ‘Miss Petty’ Cornus kousa ‘Miss Petty’ Azalea ‘Jane Fire’ is very late indeed and very red by the two…

30th March

…us) French import. Camellia ‘Dream Boat’ Camellia reticulata ‘Miss Tulare’ likewise. Camellia reticulata ‘Miss Tulare’ Camellia reticulata ‘Miss Tulare’ Hidden behind other things below Donkey Shoe I find a long…

1st April

…Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis Asia’s cuttings of Michelia ‘Mixed up Miss’ have prospered. Now in 3L pots and already flowering well. Michelia ‘Mixed up Miss’ Beautiful young growth on Koelreuteria…