24th February

Moon’ Magnolia sargentiana ‘Blood Moon’ First flowering I have seen (and a bit battered) of a young Magnolia campbellii ‘Betty Jessel’. When it grows a bit it will be as…

27th February

…campbellii ‘Blood Moon’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Blood Moon’ A near white Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata seedling – 50+ years old. Very similar to the Burncoose tree above the Tennis Court there….

6th June

…‘Taiga’ Clematis florida ‘Taiga’ Paeonia ‘Moon River’ is finally out but I have missed the gentle pink hue it first is. Paeonia ‘Moon River’ Dianthus ‘Shooting Star’ is a dwarfish…

13th September

…‘Southern Splendour’ Clematis ‘Silver Moon’ is a new addition to the 2020 Burncoose catalogue. Clematis ‘Silver Moon’ Pseudowintera ‘Moulin Rouge’ comes into its best leaf colour in the autumn. Pseudowintera…

5th March

…Valentine’ Magnolia sargentiana ‘Blood Moon’ – the first flower on this young plant is not as dark (yet) as expected. Magnolia sargentiana ‘Blood Moon’ Magnolia sargentiana ‘Blood Moon’ Magnolia ‘Black…

8th March

…here Magnolia ‘Leda’ Magnolia ‘Hawk’ – very like sprengeri ‘Diva’ I think Magnolia ‘Hawk’ Magnolia ‘Hawk’ Magnolia sargentiana ‘Blood Moon’ Magnolia sargentiana ‘Blood Moon’ Magnolia sargentiana ‘Blood Moon’ Magnolia sinostellata…

24th December

…here as well. Pseudosasa japonica The river could do with cleaning out by the bridge. river river The pampas grass flowers on the islands in the lake show up well….

12th April

…Magnolia ‘Peachy’ Magnolia ‘Peachy’ Magnolia ‘Peachy’ Magnolia ‘Serene’ still out but the flowers are smaller and paler than usual. Magnolia ‘Serene’ Magnolia ‘Serene’ Tilia mongolica ‘Harvest Moon’ just coming into…

15th February

…tonkinensis appears evergreen. Planted only in 2016 as a new lindera species to us. Lindera tonkinensis Lindera tonkinensis Magnolia sargentiana ‘Blood Moon’ (2016 planted also) has one bud at the…

3rd August

…We certainly need to add some of these to our catalogue (and to sell at Hampton Court) and drop some of the New Zealand varieties. Agapanthus ‘Silver Moon’ – silver…