13th March

…Salix fargesii Salix fargesii Camellia ‘Pink Icicle’ has very variable flowers as they open fully. Camellia ‘Pink Icicle’ Camellia ‘Pink Icicle’ Magnolia ‘Cecil Nice’ about to open. Magnolia ‘Cecil Nice’…

11th March

…Aucuba japonica ‘Dentata’ Chionodoca ‘Pink Giant’ – a good light pink form too which appeared to self sow itself. Chionodoca ‘Pink Giant’ Chionodoca ‘Pink Giant’ Chionodoca ‘Pink Giant’ And a…

24th June

…Cholipo. Tilia amurensis Tilia paucicostata recovering from drought and roe deer. Tilia paucicostata Eucryphia lucida ‘Pink Cloud’ is exceptional today at Donkey Shoe. Eucryphia lucida ‘Pink Cloud’ Eucryphia lucida ‘Pink

26th April

…hint of pink in bud and you have to strain your eyes to see the pink in the tepals after that. Magnolia ‘Pink Kobus’ Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ is quite…

2nd June

Pinkish red with an orange flare. Hugely scented in today’s heatwave and gentler east winds. Pinkish red Pinkish red Pinkish red Pinkish red Then a red one with an orange…

15th May

…is a wonderful hawthorn! Better even than ‘Paul’s Scarlet’. Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ Ceanothus thrysiflorus ‘Snow Showers’ making good headway in the…

20th June

…of the weeping tree! Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’ 2016 – CHW The three young Aesculus wilsonii at the…

12th April

…with age (Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ is Magnolia ‘Galaxy’ x Magnolia ‘Toro’). Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ Magnolia x brooklynensis…

5th May

…to look for with the planting plans. LINDERA aggregata LINDERA aggregata The pink form of RHODODENDRON edgeworthii The Pink form of RHODODENDRON edgeworthii A few newer rhododendrons catch the eye:…

14th April

…Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ (Magnolia ‘Galaxy’ x Magnolia ‘Toro’) flowering properly for the first time. Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ Magnolia ‘Tikitere’ is now fully open and…