27th April

…the chop although the third and fourth have plenty of room. MICHELIA laevifolia MICHELIA laevifolia RHODODENDRON niveum RHODODENDRON niveum RHODODENDRON oreotrephes RHODODENDRON oreotrephes Passing by the Rhododendron niveum which won…

15th May

…well worth propagating or watching for seed. Quite a big plant now. Magnolia laevifolia ‘Michelle’ Magnolia laevifolia ‘Michelle’ Another new magnolia with blue flowers (before they open). This is the…

12th April

…from the Cornwall Garden Society show for the magnolia displays. Magnolia (Michelia) laevifolia x M. figo ‘White Caviar’ with its first flower in the greenhouse. It looks more like M….

10th May

…clone flowering for the first time which is now properly Magnolia laevifolia. Flowers are larger and open flatter with whitish insides than pure laevifolia. Nice but not that special really….

Other nice things from the Rosemoor Show

…‘Spring Morning’ (now Rhododendron) Menziesia ‘Smokey Rose’ (now Rhododendron) Magnolia laevifolia ‘Gails Favourite’ Rhododendron argyrophyllum ‘Chinese Silver’ Rhododendron wallichii Rhododendron excellans Rhododendron tyermanii Rhododendron ‘Plover’ (edgeworthii x dendrocharis) Azalea ‘Irohayama’…

10th March

…last year’s sowing of seed from our Michelia crassipes (now Michelia laevifolia I believe). Not bad in 12 months. Michelia crassipes Azalea malvaticum which is basically white is ‘sporting’ a…