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…

9th February

…this seedling in Old Park is out early and looking very fine. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ A formerly rather stifled Magnolia campbellii now shows up properly after the…

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…

20th February

…day but a few more big distance shots of magnolias on the drive are all that there is time for today. Getting colder! The true Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomataLanarth’…

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

…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 now…

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…