16th March

…cylindrica ‘Pegasus’ x Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Sawada’s Pink’). Magnolia ‘Angelica’ Magnolia ‘Angelica’ Magnolia sprengeri ‘Daisy Diva’ is one of Mike Robinson’s crosses named in 1999. Magnolia sprengeri ‘Diva’ x Magnolia…

10th March

…Magnolia ‘Delicatissima’ (Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Lennei Alba’ x Magnolia x veitchii Rubra) – Gresham hybrid Magnolia ‘Delicatissima’ Magnolia ‘Delicatissima’ Magnolia ‘Tina Durio’ (Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Lennei Alba’ x Magnolia x…

1st February

…fowl Camellia x williamsii ‘Muskoka’ is full out. Huge flowers for any single williamsii. Camellia x williamsii ‘Muskoka’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Muskoka’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Muskoka’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Jurys…

20th April

…x williamsii ‘Caerhays’ Salix undensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ just leafing up in Tin Garden. Salix undensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ Salix undensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ Magnolia ‘Daybreak’ is darker than Magnolia ‘Peachy’ which is…

27th March

…‘Mags Pirouette’ for a full comparison of all of them. Magnolia x loebneri ‘Ballerina’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Ballerina’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Ballerina’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Ballerina’ A wild collected seed…

31st March

…value! Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus salicifolius is another rather smaller leaved evergreen which is still a small plant with us. Multi-stemmed habit and, as yet,…

3rd April

…the earliest of the styrax species into flower. Styrax odoratissimus Styrax odoratissimus Magnolia ‘Lennei’ x ‘Daybreak’ is nothing special above the styrax. Magnolia ‘Lennei’ x ‘Daybreak’ Magnolia ‘Lennei’ x ‘Daybreak’…

8th April

…praecox Eucalyptus mannifera var. praecox Eucalyptus mannifera var. praecox Eucalyptus simonosii – 2014 planted and now also 30-35ft or so with wonderful bark. Eucalyptus simonosii Eucalyptus simonosii Eucalyptus simonosii A…

April 2018 Irish trip (Day 4)

…Probably Rhododendron ciliicalyx or a named form was stunning. Rhododendron ciliicalyx Rhododendron ciliicalyx Rhododendron ciliicalyx Rhododendron ciliicalyx Rhododendron pocophorum Rhododendron pocophorum Rhododendron pocophorum Magnolia ‘Felicity’ (Magnolia sprengeri diva x ‘Wadas…

5th April

…G Waterhouse’ is at its best today. Camellia x williamsii ‘E G Waterhouse’ Camellia x williamsii ‘E G Waterhouse’ Camellia x williamsii ‘E G Waterhouse’ Prunus ‘Shirotae’ is unbelievably good…