29th March

…a good thing. A random seedling raised in NZ. Magnolia ‘Anya’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ has also been ruined but it is a good variety and well worth growing. Magnolia ‘Amethyst

11th April

…see. Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Prunus ‘Horinji’ – another quite superb Matsumae cherry and full out today. Prunus ‘Horinji’ Prunus ‘Horinji’ Magnolia ‘Rose Marie’ x Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’…

7th March

…Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ First decent and unfrosted flowering of Magnolia sprengeri ‘Daisy Diva’ which was planted in 2015. Magnolia sprengeri ‘Daisy Diva’ Magnolia sprengeri ‘Daisy Diva’ Magnolia…

8th March

…Magnolia ‘Holywell’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ – first flowering here Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ Magnolia ‘Picards Ruby’ x ‘F J…

27th March

…not at all bad with a whitish rim to the tepals. Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ 2018 – CHW This camera got dropped recently and is performing badly as…

28th March

…up to its name I guess as the buds curve like sentries. Magnolia ‘Sentinel’ Magnolia ‘Sentinel’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst’ – ditto as regards its name. Magnolia ‘Amethyst’ Magnolia ‘Anya’ slightly wind…

2nd April

…‘Paul Cook’ Magnolia kobus ‘Octopus’ Magnolia kobus ‘Octopus’ Magnolia kobus ‘Octopus’ Magnolia ‘Asian Artistry’ Magnolia ‘Asian Artistry’ Magnolia ‘Asian Artistry’ Magnolia ‘Anya’ Magnolia ‘Anya’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst’ Magnolia x…

21st July

…to photograph more new plants for the 2017 catalogue:Hydrangea ‘Magical Amethyst’ – as its name implies Hydrangea ‘Magical Amethyst’ Hydrangea ‘St Moritzburg’ – quite nice Hydrangea ‘St Moritzburg’ Crocosmia ‘Okavango’…

24th September

…jamensis ‘Hot Lips’ and Salvia ‘Amistad’. salvias Salvia ‘Amethyst Lips’ in a pot. Salvia ‘Amethyst Lips’ The newly planted Ternstroemia aff. chapensis. A new species here. Ternstroemia aff. chapensis Ternstroemia…