26th April

…hint of pink in bud and you have to strain your eyes to see the pink in the tepals after that. Magnolia ‘Pink Kobus’ Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ is quite…

13th March

…Salix fargesii Salix fargesii Camellia ‘Pink Icicle’ has very variable flowers as they open fully. Camellia ‘Pink Icicle’ Camellia ‘Pink Icicle’ Magnolia ‘Cecil Nice’ about to open. Magnolia ‘Cecil Nice’…

11th March

…Aucuba japonica ‘Dentata’ Chionodoca ‘Pink Giant’ – a good light pink form too which appeared to self sow itself. Chionodoca ‘Pink Giant’ Chionodoca ‘Pink Giant’ Chionodoca ‘Pink Giant’ And a…

2nd June

Pinkish red with an orange flare. Hugely scented in today’s heatwave and gentler east winds. Pinkish red Pinkish red Pinkish red Pinkish red Then a red one with an orange…

24th June

…forgotten that we still have one really decent clump of Rhododendron royalii ‘Pink Flush’. Rhododendron royalii ‘Pink Flush’ Rhododendron royalii ‘Pink Flush’ Rhododendron royalii ‘Pink Flush’ Probably the best thing…

20th June

…of the weeping tree! Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’ 2016 – CHW The three young Aesculus wilsonii at the…

24th April

…have not! The reddish one I discover is ‘Salmon Pink Cushion’ and the pinker one is ‘Gerards Salmon’. Well worth propagating now! Azalea ‘Salmon Pink Cushion’ Azalea ‘Salmon Pink Cushion’…

14th April

…Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ (Magnolia ‘Galaxy’ x Magnolia ‘Toro’) flowering properly for the first time. Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ Magnolia ‘Tikitere’ is now fully open and…

5th May

…to look for with the planting plans. LINDERA aggregata LINDERA aggregata The pink form of RHODODENDRON edgeworthii The Pink form of RHODODENDRON edgeworthii A few newer rhododendrons catch the eye:…

12th April

…with age (Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ is Magnolia ‘Galaxy’ x Magnolia ‘Toro’). Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ Magnolia x brooklynensis…