4th June

…‘must have’ for magnolia collectors. Magnolia globosa Nearby on the other side of the path is I think our only surviving plant of Magnolia globosa from Eisenhut in Switzerland. Two…

8th June

…are huge. Meliosma oldhamii Meliosma oldhamii Magnolia globosa has appeared after the rain. About half the buds have opened. Magnolia globosa Magnolia globosa Magnolia virginiana ‘Satellite’ is now full out…

26th June

…out with rather more flowers than I had expected. Magnolia globosa Magnolia globosa Magnolia globosa The second Rhododendron auriculatum is now out but the third in this group is still…

18th June

…right for Cornus alternifolia. Cornus alternifolia Cornus alternifolia Finally Magnolia globosa is coming out after two to three weeks of showing colour. Magnolia globosa Magnolia globosa Calycanthus floridus ‘Athens’ First…

17th May

…a cross between Magnolia virginiana and Magnolia globosa. I take some pictures of Magnolia ‘Porcelain Dove’ which is nearly out here and Magnolia globosa which is not yet and email…

31st May

…wait would be two to three weeks. Magnolia globosa Magnolia globosa Catalpa bungei Duclouxii Group (as this has now been renamed in the new Hillier’s from Catalpa fargesii var. duclouxii)…

19th July

…growth Still some flowers on Magnolia globosa but also seed heads. Magnolia globosa Magnolia globosa Extraordinarily I find one rancid flower still showing on Michelia doltsopa. Michelia doltsopa It must…

28th July

…what appears to be less tepals than normal. Magnolia delavayi A final flower on Magnolia globosa with seeds now fully formed as well. Magnolia globosa Magnolia globosa Secondary flowers on…

10th June

…Styrax serrulatus Styrax serrulatus Styrax serrulatus Magnolia globosa has a few more flowers than last year and is growing away well. Magnolia globosa Magnolia globosa This younger clump of Rhododendron…

11th June

…of flowers at last after a few years of just a couple. A hint of pink in the inner tepals as they first open out. Magnolia globosa Magnolia globosa 2017…