24th April

…perfect for Chelsea. Rhododendron ‘Michael’s Pride Rhododendron ‘Michael’s Pride Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ nearly over by the main quarry. A much dwarfer scented variety Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ Rhododendron…

31st March

…is now our best example of ‘Princess Margaret’. Another has partially keeled over. Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’ Prunus ‘Matsumae-beni-yukata’ full out and splendid. The National Trust…

21st March

…for the princesses’ intervention. Caerhays bred along with ‘Kew Surprise’. Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’ The true, original, and small growing (Trewithen) Magnolia cylindrica just coming out….

27th February

…paler and more floriferous form in the garden too. Camellia granthamiana Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ now full out in one of the greenhouses. Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ Daphne ‘Perfume…

10th April

…one down). Camellia ‘Tiny Princess’ Camellia ‘Tiny Princess’ Camellia japonica ‘Clark Hubbs’ (bottom corner – incorrectly shown on plan as ‘Marinka’ – these two reds have been swoped on the…

13th April

Princess’ has very sparse flowers. Three in fact on the whole 20 plus year old bush! Camellia ‘Tiny Princess’ Camellia ‘Tiny Princess’ Camellia ‘Tiny Princess’ Prunus ‘Gyoiko’ here is a…

19th April

…Alice’ at its best. Pinkish in bud. Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ Rhododendron valentianum is an elderly low mound. Rhododendron valentianum Rhododendron valentianum 2019 – CHW This may well…

20th March

…than the older plant which is more sheltered. Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ is just coming. Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia…

25th March

…best thing in the garden today. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Philip’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Philip’ Another stunner against a blue sky is Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’. Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia ‘Atlas’…

22nd March

…Tilia endochrysa Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’ at its best. Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’ First flowers out on Enkianthus serrulatus. Enkianthus…