14th March

…have written before this is a very good floriferous magnolia for smaller gardens. Magnolia ‘Raspberry Fun’ Magnolia ‘Raspberry Fun’ Magnolia ‘Raspberry Fun’ This one is also labelled as Magnolia stellata…

10th April

…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 firmly right…

5th April

…Octopus is 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…

8th April

…out. Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Raspberry Fun’ likewise. A much darker and better pink than the one seen yesterday in the Savill Garden. Magnolia ‘Raspberry Fun’ Magnolia…

15th April

…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 ‘Princess Margaret’ 2017 –…

12th May

…of bud 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…

29th March

…is forming a big tree. unnamed Symplocus species The Korean bred Magnolia ‘Raspberry Fun’ is just coming out in Kennel Close. This smaller growing magnolia will have great public appeal…

31st August

…the tree several times! Crabiodendron yunnanense Crabiodendron yunnanense Crabiodendron yunnanense Rubus ichangensis is still in flower. This raspberry is very late to fruit and already the leaves have great red…

13th February

…flowers too but they actually conform more to G. racemosa as described in Hillier’s? Griselinia ruscifolia Griselinia ruscifolia Griselinia ruscifolia Lonicera infundibulum rockii in flower too. Another winter flowering but…

12th July

…the wineberry, is a new plant to me but one which may well have merit in our catalogue if the prickles can be avoided. Rounded leaves and part raspberry, part…