11th April

Magnolia x loebneri ‘Mags Pirouette’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Mags Pirouette’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Mags Pirouette’ Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’ unexciting and not very ‘crimson’ at all. Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’ Magnolia ‘Crimson…

16th March

Magnolia ‘Sentinel’ Magnolia ‘Sentinel’ Magnolia ‘Millie Gaylon’ – the tree wants to bend and fall over Magnolia ‘Millie Gaylon’ Magnolia ‘Millie Gaylon’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ – this really is good…

6th March

Magnolia denudate ‘Forrest Pink’ is showing colour but still far from out. Magnolia denudate ‘Forrest Pink’ Magnolia denudate ‘Forrest Pink’ Magnolia denudate ‘Forrest Pink’ The New Zealand bred Magnolia ‘Brixton…

8th March

– first flowering here Magnolia ‘Atlas’ x ‘Vulcan’ Magnolia ‘Atlas’ x ‘Vulcan’ Magnolia ‘Holywell’ – first flowering here Magnolia ‘Holywell’ Magnolia ‘Holywell’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ – first flowering here Magnolia

13th March

Magnolia ‘Pickards Garnet’ which is a good magnolia for a smaller garden slowly comes out. A long lasting flower by magnolia standards. Magnolia ‘Pickards Garnet’ Magnolia ‘Pickards Garnet’ First flowers…

3rd March

…as Magnolia ‘Genie’ from a day ago. Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ is now full out too. What an impressive…

21st February

…last year’s blog. Magnolia mollicomata ‘Werrington’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ is always early but, again, an especially good colour this year. Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Peter’ is…

23rd March

…Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yukata’ just starting. Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yukata’ Magnolia ‘Butterflies’ full out in Penvergate. Magnolia ‘Butterflies’ Magnolia ‘Butterflies’ Magnolia ‘Butterflies’ Magnolia ‘Scented Gem’ (from Kevin Hughes Plants) first flowering. Magnolia

25th February

‘Hot Lips’ Magnolia ‘Hot Lips’ Magnolia ‘Hot Lips’ Magnolia ‘Hot Lips’ Magnolia ‘Hot Lips’ Magnolia ‘Hot Lips’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Leonard Messel’ – first few pink flowers here and there….

21st April

…time. Today initially is more of the same. Magnolia ‘Goldfinch’ now full out. Magnolia ‘Goldfinch’ Likewise Magnolia ‘Petit Chicon’. Magnolia ‘Petit Chicon’ Magnolia ‘Petit Chicon’ And Magnolia ‘Anya’. Not bad!…