27th March

…away with its red new growth showing already. Magnolia nitida Magnolia nitida Magnolia ‘Angelica’ – second flowering. Magnolia ‘Angelica’ Magnolia ‘Angelica’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’…

2nd April

Magnolia ‘Paul Cook’ just coming with oddly recurved flowers. 2014 planted (Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Lennei’ x Magnolia sprengeri ‘Diva’). Magnolia ‘Paul Cook’ Magnolia ‘Paul Cook’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Raspberry Fun’…

25th February

one place. Superb today. Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia ‘Anne Leitner’ (‘Black Tulip’ x Magnolia ‘J C Williams’) – just coming out….

9th April

Magnolia ‘Yuchelia’ with its first flowers out above Crinodendron Hedge amid the Styrax species planting. Magnolia ‘Yuchelia’ Magnolia ‘Yuchelia’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’ beside it. Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Black…

1st April

Magnolia ‘Todd’s Fortyniner’ Still decent flowers tucked away on the Magnolia campbellii ‘Alba Group’ seedling at the bottom of the Auklandii Garden. Magnolia campbellii ‘Alba Group’ seedling Magnolia campbellii ‘Alba…

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’…

21st March

…‘Apollo’ very fine despite the biting east wind. Magnolia ‘Apollo’ Magnolia ‘Apollo’ Magnolia ‘Apollo’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ not terribly exciting. Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x…

24th February

enthusiastic magnolia collectors. (We delivered 87 different specimen magnolia plants to one Burncoose customer this week.) Magnolia ‘Mr Julian’ Magnolia ‘Mr Julian’ Magnolia ‘Mr Julian’ Magnolia ‘Mr Julian’ Magnolia ‘Mr…

18th March

…sends me three pictures from his garden in Kent. Magnolia sargentiana robusta (Caerhays Dark Form), Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ and Magnolia campbellii ‘Trelissick Alba’. Magnolia campbellii ‘Trelissick Alba’ Magnolia sargentiana robusta…

27th February

…nice. Magnolia ‘Frank Gladney’ Magnolia ‘Eleanor May’ is well worth growing and reminds me a little of Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’. Magnolia ‘Eleanor May’ Magnolia ‘Eleanor May’ Magnolia ‘Eleanor May’ Magnolia