4th June

…Hut. Exceptionally good and a ‘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

8th June

…half the buds have opened. Magnolia globosa Magnolia globosa Magnolia virginiana ‘Satellite’ is now full out too but mainly about 12-15ft high at the top of the small tree. Magnolia…

26th June

globosa is now full 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…

27th July

…Michelia ‘Touch of Pink’. Michelia ‘Touch of Pink’ Seeds well established on Magnolia globosa as the last two flowers fade. Magnolia globosa Magnolia globosa 2020 – CHW Only one seed…

11th June

…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 – CHW…

10th June

…similar spread. Styrax serrulatus 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…

28th July

…Magnolia delavayi A final flower on Magnolia globosa with seeds now fully formed as well. Magnolia globosa Magnolia globosa Secondary flowers on Magnolia ‘Spectrum’ on Hovel Cart Road. Magnolia ‘Spectrum’…

7th June

…pretty. A Forrest introduction. Deutzia monobeigii Deutzia monobeigii Magnolia globosa still flowering away. Magnolia globosa Styrax hemsleyanus nearly out and flowering much more profusely with pendulous racemes of flowers than…

19th July

…Magnolia globosa Magnolia globosa Extraordinarily I find one rancid flower still showing on Michelia doltsopa. Michelia doltsopa It must have been hot in the last fortnight as I spot four…

22nd June

…ago. Magnolia globosa Magnolia globosa Still plenty of flower on Michelia x foggii ‘Jack Fogg’ – two months at least in flower. Michelia x foggii ‘Jack Fogg’ Philadelphus pekinensis in…