24th March

…is very good too as I thought last year. Should the name really be M. denudata var. purpurascens. I assume so. Magnolia ‘Purpurascens’ Magnolia ‘Purpurascens’ Carpinus laxiflora with reddish catkins….

21st April

…I remember it. Magnolia ‘Blushing Belle’ Magnolia ‘Purpurascens’ – we have others but first nice flowers on this one. Magnolia ‘Purpurascens’ When we first were given Magnolia ‘Genie’ to try…

12th April

…made in this sort of hue! Rhododendron niveum Rhododendron niveum Rhododendron niveum Magnolia ‘Purpurascens’ is rather better than anything we saw yesterday. Magnolia ‘Purpurascens’ Camellia ‘Candy Apple’ is perhaps an…

25th March

…remember. This plant was originally Magnolia denudata var purpurascens otherwise known in the 1920s as Magnolia sprengeri var elongata. However since sprengeri elongata is white and the plant beside it…

28th March

…Krume. 1931 – JCW The early Kobus is covered with bloom, a few blooms on the nursery Stellata seedling. Mag denudata purpurascens shows colour in the bud of a pale…

2nd April

…perhaps in more shade. I see a topical tip video looming. Camellia pittardii Acer purpurascens has been looking sickly and is now dead. The penalty these new introductions pay for…

20th February

…pseudoseboldianum subsp. takasimense Hydrangea chinensis – from Taiwan Hydrangea aspera ‘Hot Chocolate’ Deutzia purpurascens – variable – ours purple Deutzia longifolia – pink or white flowers Indigofera pendula ‘Shangri La’…