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…

4th April

…than straight Magnolia stellata. The earliest M stellata on the lawn was planted in 1895. Magnolia stellata ‘Rose King’ Back to Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ without the rain on the lens…

16th March

stellata hunt. Magnolia stellata ‘Centennial’ Magnolia stellata ‘Centennial’ I thought the wind had blown the leaf open on this Fagus asplenifolia (as it had on an adjacent Aesculus hippocastanum) but…

14th April

…buds it is long gone now. Magnolia stellata ‘Centennial’ Magnolia stellata ‘Centennial’ Magnolia stellata ‘Centennial’ Magnolia stellata ‘Centennial’ First flowers on Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ at the Four in Hand. Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’…

30th March

…x proctoriana Magnolia x proctoriana Magnolia stellata ‘Royal Star’ has been damaged by wind. I wonder why stellata forms flower so much later here than the true species? Magnolia stellata

4th October

…has long died out. Here is a new addition to the collection to plant out next spring. Very recognisable leaves but another ‘new’ oak to me. Quercus stellata Quercus stellata

8th March

…Moon’ Magnolia sargentiana ‘Blood Moon’ Magnolia sinostellata with first flower. The Chinese form of Magnolia stellata which seems to be smaller with possibly more tepals than the one which we…

15th November

…anywhere else apart from Cornwall I suppose. Magnolia stellata Magnolia stellata We have looked at this clump of Hydrangea ‘Madame Mouillere’ several times since early spring. There are still new…

6th April

stellata ‘Jane Platt’ which is actually true to name and pink! Several times Burncoose have been supplied with non pink forms in the past leading to hassle and replacements. Magnolia…

12th April

…‘the girls’ crosses between Magnolia liliiflora ‘Nigra’ and Magnolia stellata ‘Rosea’. I first saw these 35 years ago working in the Valley Gardens at Windsor. Despite attaching wires to the…