15th May

…this one. I need to check our other young M. fraseri for flowers but, I suspect, far too early in the year. Magnolia fraseri ‘Pyramidalis’ Magnolia fraseri ‘Pyramidalis’ Magnolia fraseri

16th May

…I do not remember M. fraseri flowering this early even in a very early year. Magnolia fraseri Magnolia fraseri The largest Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ in flower at 30ft+. Magnolia ‘Summer…

2nd May

fraseri var. pyramidalis with its first two flowers here. The old plants of M. fraseri which died out 15 to 20 years ago only flowered (yellowish) much later in the…

26th April

…the stamens. Not as much creamy yellow in it as I would expect from M. fraseri? A fairly unique but dullish flower! Magnolia obovata x Magnolia fraseri Michelia laevifolia ‘Gail’s…

13th May

…this is out now but I remember the old trees flowering here only in late summer. Magnolia fraseri Magnolia fraseri Rosa banksiae ‘Lutea’, one of my mother’s favourites, nicely out…

30th November

…my secateurs. Abies fraseri Abies fraseri 2017 – CHW Three different named forms of Magnolia grandiflora all with buds still to open. Amazing for the time of year but normal…

5th May

…equally old Magnolia fraseri. Ours always used to flower in September/October but this was full out today. Much larger yellow flowers than I remember. Magnolia fraseri Magnolia fraseri Magnolia officinalis…

29th March

…new fronds still emerge? Doubtful. Dicksonia squarrosa Photinia x fraseri ‘Atropurpurea Nana’ with superb new growth appearing on this dwarfish shrub. No frost damage here! Photinia x fraseri ‘Atropurpurea Nana’…

10th May

…setifera. Lonicera setifera The flowers on Magnolia fraseri ‘Pyramidalis’ are still not out. Magnolia fraseri ‘Pyramidalis’ Philadelphus satsumi is now performing. Philadelphus satsumi Philadelphus satsumi Rhododendron tethropeplum full out at…

6th July

…I need to convey them to Clare. Carex morrowii ‘Ice Dance’ Carex morrowii ‘Ice Dance’ Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Party Lights’ – excellent new growth Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Party Lights’ Photinia fraseri ‘Magical…