27th February

…office. A paler and more floriferous form in the garden too. Camellia granthamiana Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ now full out in one of the greenhouses. Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’…

24th April

…have been perfect for Chelsea. Rhododendron ‘Michael’s Pride Rhododendron ‘Michael’s Pride Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ nearly over by the main quarry. A much dwarfer scented variety Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ Rhododendron ‘Princess

30th January

…‘Spring Beauty’ Daphne bholua ‘Spring Beauty’ Daphne bholua ‘Peter Smithers’ Daphne bholua ‘Peter Smithers’ Daphne bholua ‘Peter Smithers’ Daphne bholua ‘Perfume Princess’ Daphne bholua ‘Perfume Princess’ Daphne bholua ‘Perfume Princess’…

5th March

…‘Pickards Ruby’ Magnolia ‘Rebeccas Perfume’ – first decent full flowering with us. A good hybrid which has bicoloured tepals at first as you can see. Magnolia ‘Rebeccas Perfume’ Magnolia ‘Rebeccas…

13th April

…has very sparse flowers. Three in fact on the whole 20 plus year old bush! Camellia ‘Tiny Princess’ Camellia ‘Tiny Princess’ Camellia ‘Tiny Princess’ Prunus ‘Gyoiko’ here is a new…

19th April

…‘Princess Alice’ Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ Rhododendron valentianum is an elderly low mound. Rhododendron valentianum Rhododendron valentianum 2019 – CHW This may well be the much hunted for Staphylea bolanderi. We…

31st March

…winds, huge decent flowers on Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’. Very late out for a campbellii. The plant in Kennel Close is now our best example of ‘Princess Margaret’. Another has…

4th March

…its peak today. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Rebecca’s Perfume’ just starting. Magnolia ‘Rebecca’s Perfume’ Magnolia ‘Rebecca’s Perfume’ Magnolia…

10th March

…Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Amabilis’ x Magnolia ‘Mark Jury’. Planted 2015. Magnolia ‘Rebecca’s Perfume’ Magnolia ‘Rebecca’s Perfume’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x Magnolia ‘Pickards Ruby’ – nice white edging to the petals…

20th March

…flowers than the older plant which is more sheltered. Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ is just coming. Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’…