24th October

…Cercis ‘Forest Pansy’ Cercis ‘Forest Pansy’ Cercis ‘Forest Pansy’ The schima is still full out and receiving the strong winds. schima Calycanthus raulstonii ‘Hartlage Wine’ is turning a vibrant yellow….

27th April

…planted have failed including the lovely trailing one (‘Appalacian Trails’). It died at Burncoose too after a few years of struggling. Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’…

19th April

…Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ now living up to its name. Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ just coming out. Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Camellia reticulata ‘Miss…

1st August

…true to name? Lonicear x heckrotii ‘Gold Flame’ Lonicear x heckrotii ‘Gold Flame’ Now a series of roses! None were the ones we wanted for new plants for next year…

11th January

…‘Forrest Flame’ Pieris forrestii ‘Forrest Flame’ The elderly (25 to 30 years) Daphne bholua ‘Alba’ is beautifully scented and just coming out today by the greenhouses. The plant is 12ft…

11th April

…hybrid of no great note. Magnolia ‘Sentinel’ Magnolia ‘Sentinel’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ (2015 planted). Magnolia liliiflora x Magnolia ‘Vulcan’. Tiny flowers as you can see. Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst…

29th March

…‘Iolanthe’ x Magnolia ‘Vulcan’?) Magnolia ‘Anya’ Magnolia ‘Anya’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ (Magnolia liliiflora x Magnolia ‘Vulcan’) just out. Not perhaps as striking as it was last year. Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’…

27th March

…whitish rim to the tepals. Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ 2018 – CHW This camera got dropped recently and is performing badly as you will see.By far the worst…

28th May

…properly in Kennel Close. Quite a pale flower in reality. Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Magnolia ‘Southern Belle’ is nearly as fine as Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’. The outer tepals…

8th March

…‘Amethyst Flame’ – first flowering here Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Amethyst Flame’ Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ Magnolia ‘Picards Ruby’ x ‘F J Williams’ – first…