7th March

…been rude about this last year. Magnolia ‘Pickards Stardust’ Magnolia ‘Pickards Stardust’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’ with the sun at the right angle to see the colour properly. What a colour!…

4th March

…and just above Magnolia ‘Pickards Sundew’ which we have several of. Magnolia ‘Pickards Stardust’ Magnolia ‘Pickards Stardust’ What I think and hope is Acer mandshuricum has been in full leaf…

5th March

…may be sprengeri. Magnolia sprengeri ‘Diva’ Magnolia ‘Pickards Stardust’ (a Magnolia kobus cross) is coming out. Purportedly it has a nice scent but far too windy today. I have not…

23rd May

…x cantabrigiense ‘Intense’ Rhododendron ‘Stardust Pink’ (stenophyllum ‘Linearifolium’ refined a bit) Rhododendron ‘Stardust Pink’ Forsythia x intermedia ‘Discovery’ Forsythia x intermedia ‘Discovery’ Armeria pseudoarmeria ‘Dreamland’ came second. Armeria pseudoarmeria ‘Dreamland’…

4th April

…to ‘Coral Pink’. Magnolia ‘Practically Magic’ Magnolia ‘Simple Pleasures’ – very simple and not much of a pleasure so far. Magnolia ‘Simple Pleasures’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Pink Stardust’ had largely…

11th February

…Apollo John Bond Katja Landner Lilac Chalice virginiana Ludoviciana Melon Sky Peter Dummer Purple Breeze Purple Eye Purple Star Rose Marie Rominas Pink Sybille dawsoniana Valley Splendour stellata Wisley Stardust