11th March

…dallii Chionodoxa forbesii ‘Blue Giant’ would make an easy spring bulb pot sale with little effort. Chionodoxa forbesii ‘Blue Giant’ Chionodoxa forbesii ‘Blue Giant’ Chionodoxa forbesii ‘Blue Giant’ Rhododendron Nimrod…

7th March

giant indeed but nowhere near as large as our campbellii alba seedling pictured a few days ago. Magnolia ‘Mossmans Giant’ Magnolia ‘Mossmans Giant’ Magnolia ‘Mossmans Giant’ Magnolia ‘Todds Fortyniner’ is…

21st March

…White’ largely unfrosted. Strange shape as the bud unfurls. Camellia ‘Giant White’ Camellia ‘Giant White’ Camellia ‘Giant White’ First leaves on Acer palmatum ‘Katsura’ coming into leaf and untouched by…

30th June

…could be darker in full sun. Cornus florida ‘Red Giant’ Cornus florida ‘Red Giant’ Cornus florida ‘Red Giant’ Prunus ‘Collingwood Ingram’ has very attractive secondary new growth. It was raised…

25th February

…Mr Mossman from Vancouver in 1963. A campbellii var. mollicomata x sargentiana robusta seedling which is large flowered but otherwise unremarkable. Magnolia ‘Mossman’s Giant’ Magnolia ‘Mossman’s Giant’ Magnolia ‘Mossman’s Giant’…

10th June

…garden in a fortnight or so. The adjacent Loderi ‘King George’ is over but some years the two coincide. CORNUS florida ‘Red giant’ CORNUS florida ‘Red giant’ CORNUS florida ‘Red…

3rd August

…Scabious’ was living up to its name with white flowers. Five to six feet tall. Very difficult to grow in a pot! Ligularia gigantea ‘Giant Scabious’ Ligularia gigantea ‘Giant Scabious’…

5th May

…seeds emerging. Acer cappadocicum ‘Aureum’ Acer cappadocicum ‘Aureum’ Cornus florida ‘Red Giant’ slowly emerging into colour. Cornus florida ‘Red Giant’ Cornus florida ‘Red Giant’ Ilex yunnanensis with new growth and…

14th May

…still has plenty of flowers. It has been out for at least four months now in full sun. Camellia ‘Giant White’ Camellia ‘Giant White’ One of Jaimie’s hybrids above Crinodendron…

17th February

…‘Todds Forty Niner’, the first pre Christmas magnolia, is now over but with leaf coming. Magnolia ‘Mossmans Giant’ Magnolia ‘Mossmans Giant’ Magnolia ‘Todds Forty Niner’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ is starting…