18th April

…ciliicalyx (Rhododendron ciliicalyx) Menziesia ciliicalyx ‘Plum Drops’ Menziesia ciliicalyx ‘Plum Drops’ Menziesia ciliicalyx ‘Plum Drops’ Both are very pretty indeed. The ciliicalyx bit comes into its own on the stem…

18th December

…– CHW Camellia sasanqua ‘Sugar Plum’ lives up to its name and is well worth Asia propagating. One young plant above the two veitchiis. Camellia sasanqua ‘Sugar Plum’ Camellia sasanqua…

21st March

…very fine. Hellish name though! Prunus ‘Umineko’ Prunus ‘Umineko’ Prunus ‘Umineko’ Then a huge surprise! Cephalotaxus fortunei – the Chinese plum yew, full of flower for the first time ever…

5th April

…and Magnolia ‘Brixton Belle’ mentioned earlier as excellent. MAGNOLIA ‘Plum Pudding’ 02 MAGNOLIA ‘Plum Pudding’ a) Magnolia ‘Plum Pudding’ is a nice shaped cup like Brixton Belle but a rather…

6th April

…not out yet. It might be a hybrid with Prunus domestica, the plum, as we do find in hedgerows elsewhere, but the leaf is nowhere near that of a plum….

16th February

…Sixteen’ Magnolia ‘Pegasus’ Three early flowers on the newish New Zealand Magnolia ‘Plum Pudding’ are looking plum-like I suppose above Crinodendron Hedge. Magnolia ‘Plum Pudding’ Rhododendron siderophyllum is out by…

17th February

…‘Plum Pudding’ now worthy of its name a fortnight after the first two flowers were blown open. Magnolia ‘Plum Pudding’ Magnolia ‘Plum Pudding’ The gigantic flowers of Camellia ‘Mrs D…

1st August

…Orange Pippin’ Plum ‘Victoria’ was also loaded with fruit. Plum ‘Victoria’ Plum ‘Victoria’ Escallonia ‘Compacta Coccinea’ was looking good and makes a nice shrub. Escallonia ‘Compacta Coccinea’ Escallonia ‘Compacta Coccinea’…

23rd January

…this yet. ‘Plum Pudding’ is normally much later. Magnolia ‘Plum Pudding’ 2018 – CHW First flowers on Magnolia ‘Ethel Hillier’ found by Jaimie in Forty Acres wood. An exposed position…

2nd March

…‘Black Tulip’ at this early stage. Magnolia ‘Genie’ Magnolia ‘Genie’ Magnolia ‘Plum Pudding’ at its absolute best. Magnolia ‘Plum Pudding’ A young Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ – breathtaking today in the…