17th June

…sinensis x virginiana now full out after its wind battering last week. Magnolia sieboldii sinensis x virginiana Magnolia sieboldii sinensis x virginiana Magnolia ‘Porcelain Dove’ is still full out –…

1st August

…‘lightbulb’ shape.  My 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

11th June

virginiana ‘Satellite’ Magnolia virginiana ‘Satellite’A proper evergreen with a large flower unlike our Magnolia virginiana by George’s Hut.  The original virginiana was crushed in the 1990 hurricane.  Of the several…

7th July

…seed pod. Magnolia dawsoniana Also flowering in Old Park is an excellent Magnolia virginiana seedling which is much better than any of the plants in the main garden. Magnolia virginiana

29th May

…good as ‘Porcelain Dove’ but well worth its place. No flowers yet out on Magnolia virginiana itself. Magnolia sieboldii sinensis x virginiana Magnolia sieboldii sinensis x virginiana 2016 – CHW…

26th July

…here in late May. Magnolia virginiana ‘Satellite’ Magnolia virginiana ‘Satellite’ Aesculus parvifolia tends to get forgotten and certainly I had missed it when describing how other species of aesculus were…

7th June

…day or two especially in a gale. Magnolia sieboldii sinensis x Magnolia virginiana Magnolia sieboldii sinensis x Magnolia virginiana A tail end flower on a small plant of Michelia foggii…

1st July

…Magnolia virginiana Magnolia virginiana I had mentioned caterpillars attacking and eating young birch leaves. Here is a Betula ‘China Ruby’ two years on from planting with all its leaves eaten…

19th July

…CHW Magnolia virginiana ‘Moonglow’ is now full out. Magnolia virginiana ‘Moonglow’ Behind it is a Stewartia pseudocamellia, a Crug Farm collection, doing really well at 10ft or so but I…

4th June

…of flowers. Photima villosa var koreana Photima villosa var koreana Magnolia ‘Porcelain Dove’ Then Magnolia ‘Porcelain Dove’ a hybrid between Magnolia globosa and Magnolia virginiana growing in full sun along…