14th March

…‘Raspberry Fun’ Magnolia ‘Raspberry Fun’ This one is also labelled as Magnolia stellata ‘Kiskei’ but the striping is rather less pronounced and it is certainly paler. Perhaps it is!? I…

10th April

…yellow flowers, possibly Rhododendron concatenans or Rhododendron cinnabarinum? Is it lepidote or elepidote – need to check. MAGNOLIA ‘Raspberry Fun’ MAGNOLIA ‘Raspberry Fun’ aka ‘Leonard Messel’!! Jim Gardiner puts me…

2nd April

…now full out and excellent as usual. Magnolia x loebneri ‘Raspberry Fun’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Raspberry Fun’ A young Betula luminifera ‘White House Farm’ with enormous female catkins forming but…

5th April

…the better flower. A bit similar to Magnolia ‘Wodas Memory’ but smaller. MAGNOLIA kobus ‘Octopus’ MAGNOLIA kobus ‘Octopus’ MAGNOLIA ‘Raspberry Fun’ MAGNOLIA ‘Raspberry Fun’ c) Quite the best new thing…

8th April

…seen yesterday in the Savill Garden. Magnolia ‘Raspberry Fun’ Magnolia ‘Raspberry Fun’ Magnolia ‘Petit Chicon’ with its first flower out. Magnolia ‘Petit Chicon’ Rhododendron macabeanum at its very best. Splendid…

15th April

…Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Raspberry Fun’ Magnolia ‘Raspberry Fun’ Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ – what a colour! Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia…

11th April

…loebneri ‘Raspberry Fun’ now full out and splendid. Magnolia x loebneri ‘Raspberry Fun’ Magnolia ‘Sentinel’ with recurved flowers. A Gresham hybrid of no great note. Magnolia ‘Sentinel’ Magnolia ‘Sentinel’ Magnolia…

12th May

…which will open in the forecast sun for the next few days. Argyranthemum ‘Raspberry Ruffles’ Argyranthemum ‘Raspberry Ruffles’ Geum ‘Tequila Sunrise’ is another new plant to us and fine for…

29th March

…Susyn Andrews will hopefully name and identify for us. It is forming a big tree. unnamed Symplocus species The Korean bred Magnolia ‘Raspberry Fun’ is just coming out in Kennel…

13th February

raspberry species which we ought to offer. Evergreen with flower buds showing. Not in Hillier’s but looks very saleable. We need to offer more rubus species on the website. Rubus…