9th June

…Fatsia polycarpa ‘Greenfingers’. Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’ Astrantia major ‘Ruby Wedding’ and Athyrium nipponicum var. pictum. Astrantia major ‘Ruby Wedding’ Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Diabolo’ and Acer palmatum ‘Scolopendrifolium’. Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Diabolo’…

10th March

…white edging to the petals as you would expect from a Ruby. Planted 2015. Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x Magnolia ‘Pickards Ruby’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x Magnolia ‘Pickards Ruby’ Magnolia dawsoniana…

8th March

…has a flower well reflecting its parentage. Has it been named yet? Need to check the lists. Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ x ‘F J Williams’ Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ x ‘F J…

1st August

…Rosa ‘Many Happy Returns’ Rosa ‘Many Happy Returns’ Rosa ‘Ruby Wedding’ Rosa ‘Ruby Wedding’ Rosa ‘Deep Secret’ Rosa ‘Deep Secret’ Rosa ‘Peace’ Rosa ‘Peace’ Rosa ‘Ruby Wedding’ as a climber….

17th March

…yet but well worth one I believe. Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ Prunus ‘Collingwood…

4th October

…Camellia ‘Dazzler’ now full out. Other Camellia sasanquas out today included ‘Hugh Evans’. Camellia ‘Dazzler’ Camellia ‘Dazzler’ Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’ with its attractively mottled autumn leaves. Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby

12th March

…var. tonkinensis? You decide! Michelia maudiae Michelia maudiae Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ tries to hide its flowers which face downwards. Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ Rhododendron stenaulum (now Rhododendron moulmainense)…

5th March

…now see that this cross is called ‘Venus’. Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x ‘Pickards Ruby’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x ‘Pickards Ruby’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x ‘Pickards Ruby’ Magnolia ‘Rebeccas Perfume’ –…

21st April

…is nearby. ‘Pickards Ruby’ ‘Pickards Ruby’ ‘Pickards Ruby’ ‘Pickards Ruby’ Magnolia pseudokobus ‘Kubimishimodori’ at its very best. Magnolia pseudokobus ‘Kubimishimodori’ Magnolia pseudokobus ‘Kubimishimodori’ First flowers on Magnolia ‘Yuchelia’ that may…

19th October

…autumn colour showing. Nyssa sinensis Calycanthus x raulstonii ‘Hartlage Wine’ has a good yellow hue. Calycanthus x raulstonii ‘Hartlage Wine’ Cercis ‘Ruby Falls’ is changing nicely too. Cercis ‘Ruby Falls’…