25th March

better I think but, perhaps, early days. Magnolia ‘Livingstone’ Magnolia ‘Livingstone’ Magnolia ‘Gold Cup’ – fair I suppose but nothing exceptional. Magnolia ‘Gold Cup’ Magnolia ‘Gold Cup’ Magnolia ‘Anticipation’ –…

14th April

is very different and a much darker mix of colours. Magnolia ‘Daybreak’ Magnolia ‘Daybreak’ Magnolia ‘Daybreak’ And another young Magnolia ‘Peachy’ also in Kennel Close. Magnolia ‘Peachy’ Magnolia ‘Peachy’ So…

4th March

…form) Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (New Zealand form) Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (New Zealand form) Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia ‘Aurora’ Magnolia ‘Aurora’ Magnolia ‘Aurora’ Magnolia

14th March

definitely ‘Chrysanthenumiflora’ I believe. Magnolia stellata ‘Chrysanthenumiflora’ Magnolia stellata ‘Chrysanthenumiflora’ Magnolia stellata ‘Chrysanthenumiflora’ Magnolia stellata ‘Chrysanthenumiflora’ Magnolia stellata ‘Royal Star’ was planted in 1991 and is now about 15ft tall…

31st March

…The full out Magnolia dawsoniana in watery sunlight. Magnolia dawsoniana Magnolia dawsoniana A new variety of magnolia to us flowering for the first time. Magnolia zenii x M. salicifolia ‘Jermyns’…

12th April

…on Magnolia ‘Mighty Mouse’. A good joke plant! Magnolia ‘Mighty Mouse’ Magnolia ‘Mighty Mouse’ Magnolia ‘Daybreak’ (which is always muddled with Magnolia ‘Peachy’) just coming out. I am far from…

10th March

Magnolia ‘Eleanor May’ Magnolia ‘Eleanor May’ Magnolia ‘Eleanor May’ Magnolia ‘Fire Glow’ (Magnolia cylindrica x Magnolia denudata ‘Sawadas Pink’) Magnolia ‘Fire Glow’ Magnolia ‘Fire Glow’ Magnolia ‘Candy Cane’ – Gresham…

9th April

…Caerhays. Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’ Magnolia ‘Peachy’ in the one spray class (which won first). Magnolia ‘Peachy’ Magnolia ‘Tropicana’ in the one spray class (which won second). Magnolia ‘Tropicana’ Magnolia ‘Betty…

1st April

Magnolia ‘Albatross’ Magnolia ‘Albatross’ Magnolia ‘Atlas’ is showing colour too further along the path. No damage! Magnolia ‘Atlas’ Surprisingly the big leafed Rhododendron suoilenhense is opening fast. This may make…

27th March

new growth showing already. Magnolia nitida Magnolia nitida Magnolia ‘Angelica’ – second flowering. Magnolia ‘Angelica’ Magnolia ‘Angelica’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Paul Cook’ –…