27th April

…Snowflake’ Magnolia laevifolia ‘Summer Snowflake’ Magnolia laevifolia ‘Summer Snowflake’ Magnolia laevifolia ‘Summer Snowflake’ Another (just out) Rhododendron niveum which is a rather stronger colour. Another Rhododendron niveum Another Rhododendron niveum…

26th April

…larger than plain laevifolia. Another good thing! Michelia laevifolia ‘Gail’s Favourite’ Michelia laevifolia ‘Gail’s Favourite’ Reversion in Quercus cerris ‘Argenteovariegata’ both as twigs and, in some cases, as branches. Karol…

15th May

…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 first flowering of the magnolia…

7th April

…(as would be expected). Magnolia laevifolia x M. maudiae BKR Magnolia laevifolia x M. maudiae BKR I always get muddled between Stauntonia hexaphylla and Holboellia since they appear so similar…

10th May

…yunnanense ‘Summer Snowflake’ Michelia yunnanense ‘Summer Snowflake’ – a nice clone flowering for the first time which is now properly Magnolia laevifolia. Flowers are larger and open flatter with whitish…

12th April

…Jaimie and Michael getting their three cups from the Cornwall Garden Society show for the magnolia displays. Magnolia (Michelia) laevifolia x M. figo ‘White Caviar’ with its first flower in…

10th March

…of these are Rhododendron desquamatum and Rhododendron heliolepsis. last year’s rhododendron seedlings Nearby are well potted seedlings from last year’s sowing of seed from our Michelia crassipes (now Michelia laevifolia

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’…