26th April

pink form of M kobus. It only really has a hint of pink in bud and you have to strain your eyes to see the pink in the tepals after…

11th March

…Giant’ – a good light pink form too which appeared to self sow itself. Chionodoca ‘Pink Giant’ Chionodoca ‘Pink Giant’ Chionodoca ‘Pink Giant’ And a few more novelties in the…

13th March

…Michelia ‘Touch of Pink’ 2010 planted Michelia ‘Touch of Pink’ 2010 planted Michelia ‘Touch of Pink’ This may or may not be Michelia foveolata (no flowers yet). Looks more like…

23rd April

…which marks this form out and it will get pinker overall. ‘Caerhays Pink’ form The clump on Hovel Cart Road is markedly much more pink but without the pronounced central…

5th May

…eye: 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’…

24th June

…ago. Over flowering probably hastened their demise. I had forgotten that we still have one really decent clump of Rhododendron royalii ‘Pink Flush’. Rhododendron royalii ‘Pink Flush’ Rhododendron royalii ‘Pink

20th June

…tits nest in the crown of the weeping tree! Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’ 2016 – CHW The three…

2nd June

…the eye today. 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…

24th April

…sell these and have not! The reddish one I discover is ‘Salmon Pink Cushion’ and the pinker one is ‘Gerards Salmon’. Well worth propagating now! Azalea ‘Salmon Pink Cushion’ Azalea…

10th March

…sprengeri ‘Dusty Pink’ Magnolia ‘Pink Sensation’ just out. An Ian Baldick introduction from New Zealand previously called ‘Ian’s Giant Pink’. It is not that ‘giant’ as yet? Magnolia ‘Pink Sensation’…