29th May

Dove’ Magnolia virginiana ‘Satellite’ is nearly out. Magnolia virginiana ‘Satellite’ Magnolia virginiana ‘Satellite’ One plant of Rhododendron nuttallii is just coming out. Another, beside it, is still in tight bud….

11th June

…age. Magnolia obovata ‘Pink Flush’ Magnolia obovata ‘Pink Flush’ Magnolia obovata ‘Pink Flush’ Magnolia virginiana ‘Satellite’ Magnolia virginiana ‘Satellite’A proper evergreen with a large flower unlike our Magnolia virginiana by…

17th June

…yet on the other M virginiana hybrids (and no buds that I can see yet) nor on the species itself. Magnolia virginiana ‘Moonglow’ Magnolia virginiana ‘Moonglow’ The oldest Magnolia dealbata…

1st August

…memory of the original Magnolia virgiana smashed in the 1990 hurricane was that it was rather better in flower. Variable species! Magnolia virginiana Magnolia virginiana Magnolia virginiana Magnolia virginiana What…

7th July

…main garden. Magnolia virginiana seedling Magnolia virginiana seedling Magnolia virginiana seedling Right next to the beehives is a pheasant’s nest; probably far too late for them to hatch off now….

8th June

…Magnolia globosa Magnolia virginiana ‘Satellite’ is now full out too but mainly about 12-15ft high at the top of the small tree. Magnolia virginiana ‘Satellite’ Magnolia virginiana ‘Satellite’ 2018 –…

7th June

…azaleas Magnolia sieboldii sinensis x Magnolia virginiana is finally out. The flowers last only a day or two especially in a gale. Magnolia sieboldii sinensis x Magnolia virginiana Magnolia sieboldii…

26th July

…Diary readers saw the first flowers here in late May. Magnolia virginiana ‘Satellite’ Magnolia virginiana ‘Satellite’ Aesculus parvifolia tends to get forgotten and certainly I had missed it when describing…

4th July

…is our original and totally deciduous Magnolia virginiana just out. Magnolia virginiana Magnolia virginiana Magnolia yuyuanensis two days further out. Magnolia yuyuanensis Magnolia yuyuanensis One of the three magnolias outside…

2nd July

flowers are supposed to be double with a pinkish tinge. We will see. Planted in 1992. Magnolia virginiana ‘Havener’? Magnolia virginiana ‘Havener’? After three days away at Hampton Court the…