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…

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…

5th May

…The pink form of Rhododendron edgeworthii is a stunner. Rather better than our own ‘BertsOwn’ a similar but less striking edgeworthii hybrid. RHODODENDRON johnstoneanum‘Double Diamond’ RHODODENDRON johnstoneanum ‘Double Diamond’ Rhododendron…

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’…

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…

24th June

…forgotten that we still have one really decent clump of Rhododendron royalii ‘Pink Flush’. Rhododendron royalii ‘Pink Flush’ Rhododendron royalii ‘Pink Flush’ Rhododendron royalii ‘Pink Flush’ Probably the best thing…

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…

9th May

…still not correct. Rhododendron ‘Loderi Pink Diamond’ Rhododendron ‘Loderi Pink Diamond’ Another pleasant yellow royalii hybrid. yellowish royalii hybrid yellowish royalii hybrid Azalea ‘Cannons Double’ is just out. Azalea ‘Cannons…

2nd August

…Opening white, then a hint of pink, then pinkish allover. Hydrangea paniculata ‘Pink Diamond’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Pink Diamond’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Pink Diamond’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Vanille Fraise’ – a newer form…

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…