16th March

…Rite’ or any of the others in terms of flower size, growth habit and just one pure colour. Magnolia ‘Tina Durio’ Magnolia ‘Tina Durio’ 2019 – CHW Another Magnolia stellata…

10th March

…(Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Lennei Alba’ x Magnolia x veitchii) – Gresham hybrid Magnolia ‘Tina Durio’ Magnolia ‘Tina Durio’ I missed Magnolia ‘Sulphur Cockatoo’ (Gresham hybrid), Magnolia ‘Pickards Firefly’ and Magnolia…

11th March

…tepals just as they open out. Magnolia ‘Tina Durio’ Magnolia ‘Tina Durio’ Camellia fraterna with much earlier and larger flowers than last year. The flowers seem to turn into the…

14th February

…bad when, for once, not damaged by salt winds. It is a 1985 Tina Durio cross named after Sir Peter Smithers. Judging by the parentage listed (soulangeana x veitchii) I…

6th April

…well have suddenly all died? MAGNOLIA ‘Big Dude’ MAGNOLIA ‘Big Dude’ MAGNOLIA ‘Tino Durio’ Magnolia ‘Tina Durio’, a pure white, is the best plant in the clearing above the greenhouse….

14th April

…Myrtle’ and Magnolia sprengeri ‘Diva’ (the same cross as our Magnolia ‘Tropicana’ but with rather different colours).M. ‘Daybreak’ is a cross between Magnolia brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ and Magnolia ‘Tina Durio’ (basically…

30th August

…Karol’s small size new labels in place. No seeds on ‘Tina Durio’ but plenty of buds for next year. new labels 2016 – CHW The Garden Diary is littered with…

27th February

…bible. Rhododendron gratum Rhododendron gratum Rhododendron gratum On to Forty Acres and Magnolia ‘Frank Gladney’ was just coming out high up. This was registered in 1984 by Ken Durio of…