15th April

…visit Caerhays this week and catch it at its best:Magnolia ‘Sundance’ – an early yellow Magnolia ‘Sundance’ Magnolia ‘Sundance’ Magnolia ‘Atlas’ – can there be a bigger magnolia flower? Magnolia…

30th March

…20ft and so also taller than the original. A great colour combination. Magnolia cylindrica Magnolia cylindrica Magnolia ‘Sundance’ (Magnolia acuminata x Magnolia denudata) just coming out. Magnolia ‘Sundance’ Magnolia ‘Sundance’…

17th April

…The yellowish Magnolia ‘Sundance’ against a blue sky. Magnolia ‘Sundance’ Magnolia ‘Yuchelia’ just coming out. Magnolia ‘Yuchelia’ Paulownia tomentosa ‘Lilacina’ just opening. Paulownia tomentosa ‘Lilacina’ Magnolia ‘Tropicana’ now full out….

8th July

…A fine display of potted Hostas. Hostas Hosta fortunei albomarginata in flower. Hosta fortunei albomarginata Well clipped Buxus sempervirens and Euonymus fortunei ‘Emerald ‘n’ Gold’. Buxus sempervirens Choisya ternata ‘Sundance’…

24th March

…sleuth out at that end! First flowers out on Magnolia ‘Sundance’. Magnolia ‘Sundance’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ and a blue sky. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ Rhododendron macabeanum and Magnolia ‘Wada’s Memory’. Rhododendron…

31st March

…x veitchiis First ‘yellow’ flower of the year on Magnolia ‘Sundance’. Another record as usually late April? Magnolia ‘Sundance’ An unnamed evergreen symplocos species. Not Symplocos dryophylla but not that…

9th April

…the tepals. Magnolia cylindrica Magnolia ‘Sundance’ now has a couple of flowers out low enough to photograph properly. Not a great colour but what a superb shape. Magnolia ‘Sundance’ 2015…

29th October

…Osmanthus yunnanensis Osmanthus yunnanensis Magnolia ‘Sundance’ glowing yellow in the late afternoon sun with two Cornus kousa types showing red either side of it. Magnolia ‘Sundance’ Magnolia ‘Porcelain Dove’ with…

24th April

…possibilities. [I found the answer: it is ‘Sundance’!] yellow magnolia yellow magnolia yellow magnolia yellow magnolia A big bonfire of an old dead yew and laurel hedge trimming above the…

10th May

…and not a bad yellow alongside ‘Sundance’ which has been over for a fortnight. I guess it is normally out in Chelsea week and hence why I have not seen…