10th March

The typical mollicomata shape which is a bit like a lightbulb as the flowers open. Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata Sadly we have…

23rd February

…(which you can see there) to explain the differences in more detail. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (New Zealand form) Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (New Zealand form) Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomataLanarth’ Magnolia campbellii subsp….

27th February

…Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata seedling Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata seedling Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata seedling A similar mature seedling of Magnolia sargentiana var. robusta. Rather better than ‘Blood Moon’! Magnolia…

20th February

…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’ is nearly full…

21st February

…Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ First few flowers on a Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ seedling which I had thought was Magnolia ‘Copeland Court’. I may still be correct! Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ seedling…

25th February

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2020 – CHW The Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomataLanarth’ full out today by the castle….

3rd March

…Donkey Shoe. Still plenty of intact flowers though. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’ just coming out properly. What a colour! Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’…

4th March

…Shoe. Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (New Zealand form) Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (New Zealand form) Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (New Zealand form) Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (New Zealand form) Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (New Zealand form) Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia…

20th March

…compare what 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’…

17th February

…smallish Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ (top of lawn) which is clearly an original scion from the lawn at Lanarth propagated by Eisenhut in Switzerland. There are five perfect Lanarth flowers now sadly…