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….

10th March

…on Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ today. Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ 2019 – CHW The first year that the American bred magnolias (mainly Gresham and Pickard’s hybrids) in Forty Acres…

12th March

…Michelia maudiae Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ tries to hide its flowers which face downwards. Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ Rhododendron stenaulum (now Rhododendron moulmainense) out by the greenhouse. The old…

17th March

…Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ Prunus ‘Collingwood Ingram’ as good as ever. Such a dark reddish-pink colour and…

3rd April

…by the Orchid House Nursery which I had forgotten. Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ The Magnolia ‘Todds Fortyniner’ is still out – a good 10 weeks since we first…

8th March

…Williams’ 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…

28th March

…in Tin Garden. Not named as yet as far as I know. Nothing especially good as yet. Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ x Magnolia ‘JC Williams’ Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Ruby’ x Magnolia ‘JC…

21st April

…as good as I have ever seen it. Actually I think it is ‘Pickards Ruby’ – Garnet is nearby. ‘Pickards Ruby’ ‘Pickards Ruby’ ‘Pickards Ruby’ ‘Pickards Ruby’ Magnolia pseudokobus ‘Kubimishimodori’…

5th March

…‘Venus’. Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x ‘Pickards Ruby’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x ‘Pickards Ruby’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x ‘Pickards Ruby’ Magnolia ‘Rebeccas Perfume’ – first decent full flowering with us. A…

13th November

…if the kiosk will stay put in a strong gale?! new wedding venue new wedding venue new wedding venue The sea was calm and just a single windsurfer somewhere in…