1st July

…nearly out. Styrax serrulatus Styrax serrulatus Magnolia virginiana has the odd flower in bud, out and over. They are nothing to get excited about. Magnolia virginiana Magnolia virginiana I had…

17th May

…forestry department official seeking to prove that the wrong magnolia had been used on some project. He was expecting Magnolia virginiana but thinks he has got Magnolia ‘Porcelain Dove’ which…

16th March

…x thompsoniana (Magnolia tripelata x Magnolia virginiana). You can see the virginiana in the stem colour. Magnolia x thompsoniana Magnolia x thompsoniana Podocarpus ‘Red Embers’ will look better when the…

4th June

…Magnolia ‘Porcelain Dove’ Then Magnolia ‘Porcelain Dove’ a hybrid between Magnolia globosa and Magnolia virginiana growing in full sun along from George’s Hut. Exceptionally good and a ‘must have’ for…

19th July

…of any turtle doves but pigeons aplenty. Stewardship mix Stewardship mix 2017 – CHW Magnolia virginiana ‘Moonglow’ is now full out. Magnolia virginiana ‘Moonglow’ Behind it is a Stewartia pseudocamellia,…

18th May

…its best. Rhododendron loderi ‘Venus’ next door to it nowhere near out. Magnolia sieboldii ‘Genesis’ x Magnolia virginiana nearly out. An odd cross but improving. A bit like Magnolia ‘Porcelain…

3rd June

…Quercus?) uvarifolius nearby. Michelia foveolata Michelia foveolata A first flowering of Magnolia sieboldii crossed with Magnolia virginiana (no name yet) is going to be good. Magnolia sieboldii Magnolia sieboldii The…

28th June

…and seems to last only for two to three days. I wonder if this would cross with other magnolias (eg virginiana or globosa which are both out nearby) or will…