1st March

…show. snow snow snow snow snow snow snow snow snow snow The Daphne bholua outside my window is definitely deceased in the cold wind. How many magnolias which are still…

18th March

…out yet. Michelia ‘Fairy White’ Michelia ‘Fairy White’ Michelia ‘Fairy White’ Magnolia ‘Early Rose’ is a Magnolia campbellii x Magnolia liliiflora cross bred in New Zealand by Oz Blumhardt in…

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…

5th April

…kobus ‘White Elegance’ MAGNOLIA kobus ‘White Elegance’ b) First flowering (seen by me anyway) of Magnolia Kobus ‘Octopus’ and Magnolia Kobus ‘White Elegance’. Both look very vigorous but Octopus is…

12th April

…the greenhouse. It looks more like M. figo to me and I do not really get the ‘White Caviar’ bit but it is certainly attractive. Perhaps it fades to white?…

10th April

…Telopeas in full flower too in the nursery:‘Shady Lady White’ TELOPEA ‘Shady Lady White’ TELOPEA ‘Shady Lady White’ ‘Braidwood Brilliant’ TELOPEA ‘Braidwood Brilliant’ TELOPEA ‘Braidwood Brilliant’ speciosissima TELOPEA speciosissima Rhododendron…

1st April

…P.M.W died. 1970 – FJW Snow – enough to whiten the ground – taking down Diva, Diva seedling in O.P, white Robusta, dark red Pieris and Charles Michael. 1960 –…

28th April

…anyway. Magnolia ‘Yakeo’ Magnolia ‘Yakeo’ Camellia ‘Giant White’ still has a few decent flowers in the shade. Camellia ‘Giant White’ Camellia ‘Francis Hanger’, the only true white x williamsii camellia,…

8th February

…‘Fairy Blush’ (to go with yesterday’s Fairy michelia!?) Camellia ‘Fairy Blush’ Camellia ‘Fairy Blush’ Camellia ‘Fairy Blush’ Camellia ‘Auburn White’ (one flower only) Camellia ‘Auburn White’ Camellia ‘Auburn White’ Camellia…

16th October

…largest white Camellia sasanqua The second, smaller, white Camellia sasanqua is further out. Two days ago nothing. smaller, white Camellia sasanqua smaller, white Camellia sasanqua Fuchsia and white Camellia sasanqua…