24th March

…above Red Linney. Magnolia ‘Atlas’ Magnolia ‘Atlas’ And a small Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ just below it. Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ This was another of Dad’s hybrids which he refused to name…

16th March

…ones. Magnolia ‘Atlas’ has been battered in the hailstorms which is a pity. Normally it escapes as a later flowerer. Magnolia ‘Atlas’ Camellia campetre ‘Alpen Glow’ is delicate and well…

15th April

…Magnolia ‘Sundance’ Magnolia ‘Atlas’ – can there be a bigger magnolia flower? Magnolia ‘Atlas’ Magnolia ‘Atlas’ Magnolia ‘Purple Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Purple Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Purple Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Yakeo’ Magnolia ‘Yakeo’ Magnolia…

8th March

…x ‘Purple Dream’ Magnolia ‘Atlas’ x ‘Vulcan’ – first flowering here Magnolia ‘Atlas’ x ‘Vulcan’ Magnolia ‘Atlas’ x ‘Vulcan’ Magnolia ‘Holywell’ – first flowering here Magnolia ‘Holywell’ Magnolia ‘Holywell’ Magnolia…

21st March

…of ‘Felix Jury’ which this clearly is not so I am not sure where we are with this one. Magnolia ‘Atlas’ x Magnolia ‘Vulcan’ Magnolia ‘Atlas’ x Magnolia ‘Vulcan’ Magnolia…

25th March

…Magnolia ‘Atlas’ Magnolia ‘Atlas’ This is the Queen Mother’s magnolia planted by her in the 1970s. Not particularly unique but nice enough. Queen Mother’s magnolia Queen Mother’s magnolia Another towering…

10th September

…in 2013 and perhaps the first flowering this spring of this cross. Who knows what these seedlings might produce? Certainly worth a try. Magnolia ‘Atlas’ x ‘Vulcan’ Magnolia ‘Atlas’ x…

10th April

…diary. It must have been a good thing! [Edit: It is Magnolia ‘Rose Marie x Black Tulip’] A hybrid Magnolia ‘Atlas’ on the drive. Magnolia ‘Atlas’ Magnolia ‘Shirraz’ which we…

17th September

…rather larger effort on Magnolia ‘Atlas’ x Magnolia ‘Vulcan’. Magnolia ‘Atlas’ x Magnolia ‘Vulcan’ Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’ with very dark and very late secondary flowers which have been attacked by slugs…

7th January

…them up and bringing them into the house to make a mess recently. The bigger question is whether this tree on the bank is Cedrus atlantica (the ‘Atlas cedar’ from…