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…

13th March

Icicle’ has very variable flowers as they open fully. Camellia ‘Pink Icicle’ Camellia ‘Pink Icicle’ Magnolia ‘Cecil Nice’ about to open. Magnolia ‘Cecil Nice’ Camellia reticulate ‘Dr Clifford Parks’ with…

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…

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…

24th February

…on Christmas Day. unnamed deciduous azalea unnamed deciduous azalea Ribes sanguineum ‘White Icicle’ just coming out. Some light pink in the bud opening white. Ribes sanguineum ‘White Icicle’ The view…

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’…

5th May

…more 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…