10th April

…maudiae Michelia maudiae Wonderful 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’…

12th April

…fades to white? We will see in a few days. Magnolia (Michelia) laevifolia x M. figo ‘White Caviar’ Rhododendron magnificum on the label but these huge flowers should be pink…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 March

…of the secondary flush of younger flowering magnolias and try to concentrate on the ‘white’ ones. Magnolia ‘Atlas’ has been battered in the hailstorms which is a pity. Normally it…

14th May

…deciduous azalea with a yellow throat. Again unnamed or unknown anyway. white deciduous azalea with a yellow throat white deciduous azalea with a yellow throat A very late flowering huge…

26th April

…re dead New Zealand acers)Telopea ‘Shady Lady White’ now full out in all its glory. Telopea ‘Shady Lady White’ Telopea ‘Shady Lady White’ Sorbus wardii in full flower. Sorbus wardii…