20th April

…This year so far it is a far better yellow than ‘Yellow Bird’ but not usually. ‘Yellow Bird’ may have been blown open early. Magnolia ‘Butterflies’ Magnolia ‘Butterflies’ I photographed…

14th May

…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 Rhododendron…

5th May

…the garden during the tour. The attendees spent lunch hearing Chelsea anecdotes of some naughtiness! yellow magnolia lecture yellow magnolia lecture yellow magnolia lecture The best magnolia show in the…

2nd November

…flavidum is one of its parents and often has an autumn show too as we saw earlier but nothing like this. Rhododendron ‘Yellow Hammer’ Rhododendron ‘Yellow Hammer’ Rhododendron ‘Yellow Hammer’…

29th May

…leaf. The leaves are no longer yellow as they were when they first emerged but the bark and young stems are yellowish. The huge clump of Cordyline australis is plastered…

1st September

…seen this before but never with decent secondary flowers. We pick one for the house. Magnolia ‘Yellow Bird’ Magnolia ‘Yellow Bird’ Magnolia ‘Yellow Bird’ Sadly the Tilia henryana has collapsed….

27th May

…Petticoats’ is orange-red in bud opening yellow. The plants are absolutely covered in flower. Rhododendron ‘Yellow Petticoats’ Rhododendron ‘Yellow Petticoats’ Rhododendron ‘Lady Montagu’ was nearly over but some decent flowers…

21st February

…the wind in Penvergate. There are four record trees here which I labelled with the new labels today – Paulownia fortunei, Sorbus torminalis, Magnolia ‘Yellow Bird’ and Magnolia ‘Yellow Fever’….

15th April

rather than being swamped by them. Magnolia ‘Yellow Fever’ Magnolia ‘Yellow Fever’ Magnolia ‘Yellow Fever’ Rhododendron desquamatum is its usual bold colour in the evening sun. Rhododendron desquamatum Rhododendron desquamatum…

13th April

…place especially now that it stands proud and unimpeded by other plants. M. ‘Yellow Bird’ – strutting its pomp. This really is one of the best yellows and no leaves…