26th February

…no magnolias at all out here unlike Caerhays. Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ Jaimie has spied a hazel coming into leaf. Is this an all-time record for February? hazel…

25th February

…‘Ostara’ now full out. Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ The Magnolia campbellii seedling above Crinodendron Hedge is often missed by visitors. Still intact and very fine today. Enjoy it while you…

2nd March

…praecox and ‘Christmas Cheer’ praecox and ‘Christmas Cheer’ ‘Ostara’ and cilpinense ‘Ostara’ and cilpinense ‘Ostara’ and ‘Bric-a-Brac’ ‘Ostara’ and ‘Bric-a-Brac’ cilpinense and ‘Bric-a-Brac’ cilpinense and ‘Bric-a-Brac’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ at…

13th February

…2019 – CHW Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ is just starting. A semi-deciduous cross between Rhododendron dauricum and Rhododendron mucronulatum is always a good early show. Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ Corylopsis spicata from…

31st January

…A wonderful flowering combination. Camellia reticulata ‘Mary Williams’ Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ out in Higher Quarry Nursery bed but not yet elsewhere in the garden. Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ 2021 – CHW…

5th February

…earlier than the pink form here but not on the drive where the pink form is over. Rhododendron ‘Bo Peep’ Rhododendron ‘Ostara’, a Rhododendron mucronulatum cross, is coming out by…

7th February

…Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ just coming out. Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ No colour on any of the three magnolia species in the Ririei Opening as yet. Just a hint of colour on the magnolia…

15th February

…planted also) has one bud at the apex of the young tree. Magnolia sargentiana ‘Blood Moon’ Oemleria cerasiformis nearly out in flower. Oemleria cerasiformis Likewise Rhododendron ‘Ostara’. Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ First…

19th February

…Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ Camellia ‘Tricolor’ and Helleborus ‘Anne’s Red’ in the cash point. Camellia ‘Tricolor’ A bit of the top of a greenhouse blown off. No tunnel covers split…

27th February

…campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ The 1911 Magnolia campbellii stands out impressively amid the gloom. Started raining shortly after this. 1911 Magnolia campbellii Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ on the main ride is…