6th April

…‘Banana Split’ Magnolia ‘Sunset Swirl’ full out too and very good now. Magnolia ‘Sunset Swirl’ Magnolia ‘Sunset Swirl’ Magnolia ‘Sunset Swirl’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Lucy Carlson’ is a UK hybrid…

16th February

…Magnolia ‘Todd’s Forty Niner’ Camellia ‘California Sunset’ is not that special but a compact growing bush. Camellia ‘California Sunset’ Camellia ‘California Sunset’ The sister seedling to ‘Caerhays Belle’ is just…

13th April

…as some. Prunus ‘Hokusai’ Prunus ‘Hokusai’ The new Magnolia ‘Sunset Swirl’ now full out unlike last week. Similar to ‘Peachy’ etc really. Magnolia ‘Sunset Swirl’ Magnolia ‘Sunset Swirl’ Camellia ‘Tiny…

24th January

…imported from France. An odd name for a camellia flowering in January but quite a nice large flower. Huge central stamens. Camellia ‘California Sunset’ Camellia ‘California Sunset’ 2017 – CHW…

31st July

…tender. Thunbergia ‘African Sunset’ Thunbergia ‘African Sunset’ Bloody hell – helleborus with flowers on sale in July. Christmas rose my arse! helleborus with flowers Bored with Busy Bees GC! Fruit…

23rd July

…Carpinus fangiana with its enormous trailing ‘tassels’. Carpinus fangiana Carpinus fangiana Zelkova serrata ‘Kiwi Sunset’ which goes on to produce wonderful autumn colour. Zelkova serrata ‘Kiwi Sunset’ Zelkova serrata ‘Kiwi…

27th January

…on Monday/Tuesday nights which were more severe than I realised. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Camellia ‘California Sunset’ just coming out. Camellia ‘California Sunset’ Camellia ‘California Sunset’ Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ half frosted. Rhododendron…

29th October

…takesimense Acer takesimense Acer rubrum ‘Red Sunset’ is now 20ft+ tall but the leaf is being blown away before it can begin to colour up properly as it should. At…

4th April

…time. Disappointing! Never heard of ‘Pastel Sunset’ before but it is a quick growing vigorous tree and not like ‘Genie’ in habit at all. Magnolia ‘Pastel Sunset’ x Magnolia ‘Genie’…

2nd April

…coming and what an odd mix of colours. Planted 2014. A good new variety. Magnolia ‘Sunset Swirl’ Magnolia ‘Sunset Swirl’ Magnolia brooklynensis ‘Titan’ reminds me very much of the magnolia…