21st February

…Tom thinks Trewithen’s may be Camellia cuspidata var grandiflora. Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ First few flowers on a Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ seedling which I had thought was Magnolia ‘Copeland…

4th March

…‘Delia Williams’ Magnolia ‘Delia Williams’ Magnolia ‘Delia Williams’ Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (New Zealand form) below Donkey Shoe. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (New Zealand form) Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (New Zealand form) Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (New Zealand…

12th March

…so here are some other plants from Rosemoor yesterday. Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp niptiophila – showing its bark to best effect. Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp niptiophila Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp niptiophila Eucalyptus pauciflora…

19th March

…40 buds in its third or fourth year of flowering. This is a very unusual deliberate three-way cross between Magnolia sargentiana var robusta, Magnolia campbellii subsp mollicomataLanarth’ and Magnolia…

13th March

…the best plant. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ One of the original Magnolia mollicomatas full out by Red Linney. Magnolia mollicomatas Magnolia mollicomatas Magnolia ‘Iolanthe’ just breaking below Red Linney. A curiously…

3rd March

…Zealand Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ is easily the most perfect and best magnolia in the garden today. Huge flowers and what a colour! New Zealand Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ New Zealand Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Camellia…

5th February

…most of these when we open on 22nd February.The Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (a true seedling) by the castle is nearly over. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ The view through the arch has…

14th March

…the path. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ seedling Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ seedling Another of the same below the path much improved since we have cleared the tree cover. Another of the same One of…

20th March

…the New Zealander’s sell as Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ against the true original Magnolia ‘Lanarths’ that still grow today at Lanarth near St Keverne on the Lizard Peninsula. True ‘Lanarth’ is a…

7th February

…hail damaged but was wrong. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ seedling Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ – the New Zealander form Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ – the New Zealander form Storm damage on the Pinus insignis at Donkey…