9th July

…heads all here today. Magnolia delavayi Magnolia delavayi Magnolia delavayi Magnolia delavayi Magnolia delavayi More Magnolia grandiflora flowers from below the lawn. Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora An elderly…

4th August

…fine Magnolia grandiflora ‘Goliath’ which has narrower and more pointed leaves than most other forms of M grandiflora. This specimen grows in the garden of a lady who collects succulents…

24th August

…To be fair this one was only out a little later than some of the others. Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ 2019 – CHW A few…

2nd September

…but sadly no flowers in the summer. Bignonia capreolata Bignonia capreolata Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ with just a hint of pink. Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ Secondary…

30th November

grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora This seed pod looks as if it might just be viable? If so a new first for us as M. grandiflora has never before produced…

23rd June

…ago.‘Main Street’ – with large and unpleasantly floppy flowers. MAGNOLIA grandiflora ‘Main Street’ MAGNOLIA grandiflora ‘Main Street’ MAGNOLIA grandiflora ‘Main Street’ ‘Russet’ – with attractive indumentum under the leaves well…

24th May

…Magnolia grandiflora bark to be sent off to a perfume manufacturer. A slow tedious job but another use for a magnolia! Magnolia grandiflora bark Magnolia grandiflora bark Magnolia grandiflora bark…

9th October

…fruiting for the first time. Sorbus aff. ligustrifolia. Sorbus aff. ligustrifolia First fruits we have ever seen on x Crataemespilus grandiflora. Arching branches. x Crataemespilus grandiflora x Crataemespilus grandiflora x…

22nd August

…garden. Hypericum lancasteri Hypericum lancasteri Hypericum lancasteri Magnolia grandiflora ‘Little Gem’ is not so ‘little’ now below the wall but its leaves and flowers are in comparison to pure grandiflora….

3rd November

…you saw the flower. This is how it looked today. Coprosma grandiflora Coprosma grandiflora Coprosma grandiflora Coprosma grandiflora 2020 – CHW Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ now leafless and glowing in…