5th May

…‘Ossie’s Yellow’ is doing rather better than the other. Magnolia ‘Ossie’s Yellow’ Magnolia ‘Ossie’s Yellow’ Halesia macgregori with its first flower. Another plant has flowered profusely at a smaller size…

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…

20th April

…Brussels provenance though. 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…

13th April

…weeks of no rain and a hot last week no sign of any leaf at all yet. Magnolia ‘Yellow Bird’ Magnolia ‘Yellow Lantern’ from a distance from below the Rockery….

16th April

…Magnolia ‘Yellow Lantern’ by the playhouse from a distance. Magnolia ‘Yellow Lantern’ Syringa pinnatifolia just opening. Syringa pinnatifolia Hydrangea lobbii has indeed been killed by the February cold. Hydrangea lobbii…

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…

27th May

…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 remain. I saw this at…

29th May

…Sun’ now in leaf. The leaves are no longer yellow as they were when they first emerged but the bark and young stems are yellowish. Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’ The…

31st March

…seedling daff of merit. The last show. 1913 – JCW Daffs are going back, trumpets and yellow stuff are scarce, de Graafs mostly open, cherries opening. 1910 – JCW A…

2nd November

…we saw earlier but nothing like this. Rhododendron ‘Yellow Hammer’ Rhododendron ‘Yellow Hammer’ Rhododendron ‘Yellow Hammer’ What I have always known as Mahonia lomariifolia is full out alongside ‘Yellow Hammer’….