9th April

…than others. A second plant in Kennel Close is also performing. Magnolia ‘Purple Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Purple Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Purple Splendour’ Magnolia sprengeri ‘Daisy Diva’ – almost a semi double flower…

15th April

…comes out. Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ Magnolia ‘Purple Globe’ with its first flower somewhat battered. A new one to us. Magnolia ‘Purple Globe’ Magnolia ‘Purple

21st March

…now obliged to follow suit? Magnolia ‘Purple Star’ has its first two flowers. Not bad but not yet large flowers. Magnolia ‘Purple Star’ Magnolia ‘Purple Star’ Magnolia ‘Black Swan’ in…

5th April

Purple’ Corylopsis willmottiae (now sinensis) ‘Spring Purple’ Corylopsis willmottiae (now sinensis) ‘Spring Purple’ 2019 – CHW So now a viewing of more of the Betula species and varieties which we…

18th April

…cherry. Prunus matsumae ‘Hanaguruma’ Magnolia ‘Purple Sensation’ is a later flowering New Zealander which is well worth growing. This is the last decent flower. Magnolia ‘Purple Sensation’ Magnolia ‘Apollo’ is…

3rd June

…the new growth. Deutzia longifolia Deutzia longifolia Stachyurus praecox ‘Devon Purple’ – a new clone to me with really red new growth. Stachyurus praecox ‘Devon Purple’ Stachyurus praecox ‘Devon Purple’…

26th May

…a trip to look at newer plants in Kennel Close. Ailanthus altissima ‘Purple Dragon’ still with purple new growth. Attractive! Ailanthus altissima ‘Purple Dragon’ Ehretia thrysiflora has purple new growth…

9th February

…hookeriana ‘Purple Stem’ Sarcocca hookeriana ‘Purple Stem’ Sarcocca hookeriana ‘Purple Stem’ Sarcocca orientalis Sarcocca orientalis Sarcocca orientalis Sarcocca ruscifolia Sarcocca ruscifolia Sarcocca hookeriana digyna Sarcocca hookeriana digyna Sarcocca hookeriana digyna…

25th March

…‘Purple Dream’ x ‘Star Wars’ – more Star Wars than purple in its first flowering. Magnolia ‘Purple Dream’ x ‘Star Wars’ Magnolia ‘Purple Dream’ x ‘Star Wars’ Magnolia ‘Early Rose’…

27th August

…and correct flower colours. pinkish then changing to purple hydrangea pinkish then changing to purple hydrangea pinkish then changing to purple hydrangea pinkish then changing to purple hydrangea This blue…