15th April

Splendour’ is a new one to us but clearly in the ‘Peachy’/’Daybreak’ category. Magnolia ‘Royal Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Royal Splendour’ Cestrum ‘Newellii’ full out in flower in the nursery. Cestrum ‘Newellii’…

7th March

…the tree. Not as dark or as large a flower as in earlier years but still impressive. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Ilex…

23rd February

…(ie from same seedpod) of Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ sister seedling (ie from same seedpod) of Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ sister seedling (ie from same seedpod) of Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Another sister…

3rd March

…out too. What an impressive plant this is! Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Big Dude’ (US bred) is now full out too and Magnolia ‘Todds…

17th March

…plant Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ in the Isla Rose Plantation. Roy Lancaster and Jaimie Parsons ceremonially plant Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Roy Lancaster and Jaimie Parsons ceremonially plant Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Roy…

4th March

…its peak today. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Rebecca’s Perfume’ just starting. Magnolia ‘Rebecca’s Perfume’ Magnolia ‘Rebecca’s Perfume’ Magnolia…

20th February

…seedling from the same crop as the one which produced ‘Caerhays Splendour’ seedling from the same crop as the one which produced ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Lamellyn’ is now full…

19th March

…to us anyway and rather adds to the confusion rather than resolving it. Such are experts and what fun we all had. 2015 – CHW MAGNOLIA ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Jaimie’s Magnolia…

9th April

…than others. A second plant in Kennel Close is also performing. Magnolia ‘Purple Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Purple Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Purple Splendour’ Magnolia sprengeri ‘Daisy Diva’ – almost a semi double flower…

16th June

…people did not. A very relaxed family day out with excellent musical and choral performances. A huge effort which paid off.The Royal Marines band. Royal Marines band An unusual performance…