22nd April

…seen over the years. Tilia henryana Centaurea montana ‘Purple Heart’ out well before expected in this early year. Centaurea montana ‘Purple Heart’ Teucrium lucidrys ‘Lucky Gold’ just coming into proper…

18th April

…a day or two a most attractive contrast and how this excellent plant gets its name. Corylopsis sinensis ‘Spring Purple’ Corylopsis sinensis ‘Spring Purple’ Amelanchier lamarckii on the drive –…

5th April

Purple Dream’ M. ‘Black Tulip’ x M. ‘Deep Purple Dream’ d) Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x Magnolia ‘Deep Purple Dream’ has its first three dark flowers. Never seen Dark Purple Dream…

21st March

…last week. Are we now obliged to follow suit?Magnolia ‘Purple Star’ has its first two flowers. Not bad but not yet large flowers. Magnolia ‘Purple Star’ Magnolia ‘Purple Star’ Magnolia…

15th April

…Star’ Magnolia ‘Purple Globe’ with its first flower somewhat battered. A new one to us. Magnolia ‘Purple Globe’ Magnolia ‘Purple Globe’ Magnolia (Michelia) platypetala now full out. A superb species…

9th April

…Magnolia ‘Purple Prince’. No idea of its provenance. Magnolia ‘Purple Prince’ Magnolia ‘Purple Prince’ Magnolia ‘Purple Prince’ Rhododendron principis Rhododendron principis Rhododendron principis Rhododendron principis One of the last bulbicodums…

26th May

…many evergreen azaleas seem to do this. Azalea ‘Greenway’ Azalea ‘Purple Triumph’ in the Rockery. Azalea ‘Purple Triumph’ Rhododendron radicans with only a few flowers. Rhododendron radicans This Daphne bholua…

11th February

…Apollo John Bond Katja Landner Lilac Chalice virginiana Ludoviciana Melon Sky Peter Dummer Purple Breeze Purple Eye Purple Star Rose Marie Rominas Pink Sybille dawsoniana Valley Splendour stellata Wisley Stardust…

3rd June

…‘Devon Purple’ – a new clone to me with really red new growth. Stachyurus praecox ‘Devon Purple’ Stachyurus praecox ‘Devon Purple’ Cyphomandra corymbiflora – a new genus to us from…

3rd March

Purple Group 73B – Strong Purplish Pink Full out – outside of tepals Purple Group 75C – Very Light Purple We will now send off the full registration form with…