26th April

…‘Black Beauty’ at its very best. Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’ Michelia ‘Fairy Lime’ with pink tips to its petals. Michelia ‘Fairy Lime’ Pittosporum tenuifolium…

24th April

…Rhododendron floccigeum Rhododendron floccigeum Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’. We must layer this plant! Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’ Rhododendron ‘Beauty of Littleworth’ Rhododendron ‘Hotei’ now full out. Rhododendron ‘Hotei’ Rhododendron tanastyllum…

11th March

…Giant’ – a good light pink form too which appeared to self sow itself. Chionodoca ‘Pink Giant’ Chionodoca ‘Pink Giant’ Chionodoca ‘Pink Giant’ And a few more novelties in the…

14th April

…‘Gold Cup’ Magnolia ‘Gold Cup’ Magnolia ‘Gold Cup’ Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ (Magnolia ‘Galaxy’ x Magnolia ‘Toro’) flowering properly for the first time. Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ Magnolia ‘Pink

12th April

…(Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ is Magnolia ‘Galaxy’ x Magnolia ‘Toro’). Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x…

10th March

…sprengeri ‘Dusty Pink’ Magnolia ‘Pink Sensation’ just out. An Ian Baldick introduction from New Zealand previously called ‘Ian’s Giant Pink’. It is not that ‘giant’ as yet? Magnolia ‘Pink Sensation’…

13th March

…Michelia ‘Touch of Pink’ 2010 planted Michelia ‘Touch of Pink’ 2010 planted Michelia ‘Touch of Pink’ This may or may not be Michelia foveolata (no flowers yet). Looks more like…

23rd April

…which marks this form out and it will get pinker overall. ‘Caerhays Pink’ form The clump on Hovel Cart Road is markedly much more pink but without the pronounced central…

5th May

…the light creamy white insides to the near black tepals. Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Black Beauty’ Our largest Magnolia rostrata has flower buds showing pink very high up. This was given…

2nd June

…red red Still tight buds on Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’. Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’ A light pink with yellow flare – huge bush. light pink light pink Similar but with…