24th March

…is very good too as I thought last year. Should the name really be M. denudata var. purpurascens. I assume so. Magnolia ‘Purpurascens’ Magnolia ‘Purpurascens’ Carpinus laxiflora with reddish catkins….

6th June

…by nurseries and the public. Good to meet up with the serious gardening fraternity after so long. The Deutzia purpurascens in the trade stand area. Deutzia purpurascens Deutzia purpurascens Acer…

31st May

…with gorgeous yellowish new growth. Tilia oliveri Cornus ‘Venus’ making a splendid show even as a young plant. Cornus ‘Venus’ Cornus ‘Venus’ Philadelphus purpurascens in Tin Garden. Philadelphus purpurascens Philadelphus…

21st April

…with its first flower with us. A ‘Caerhays Belle’ seedling I assume. Again a purchase from Cherry Tree as I remember it. Magnolia ‘Blushing Belle’ Magnolia ‘Purpurascens’ – we have…

11th April

…One which we should definitely propagate by grafting for the Burncoose catalogue. Magnolia ‘Blushing Belle’ Magnolia ‘Blushing Belle’ Magnolia ‘Blushing Belle’ Magnolia ‘Blushing Belle’ Magnolia ‘Purpurascens’. Magnolia denudata x Magnolia…

12th April

…this sort of hue! Rhododendron niveum Rhododendron niveum Rhododendron niveum Magnolia ‘Purpurascens’ is rather better than anything we saw yesterday. Magnolia ‘Purpurascens’ Camellia ‘Candy Apple’ is perhaps an odd name…

25th March

…remember. This plant was originally Magnolia denudata var purpurascens otherwise known in the 1920s as Magnolia sprengeri var elongata. However since sprengeri elongata is white and the plant beside it…

28th March

…early Kobus is covered with bloom, a few blooms on the nursery Stellata seedling. Mag denudata purpurascens shows colour in the bud of a pale pink. Corylopsis are very nice….

2nd April

…is fine perhaps in more shade. I see a topical tip video looming. Camellia pittardii Acer purpurascens has been looking sickly and is now dead. The penalty these new introductions…

20th February

…pseudoseboldianum subsp. takasimense Hydrangea chinensis – from Taiwan Hydrangea aspera ‘Hot Chocolate’ Deutzia purpurascens – variable – ours purple Deutzia longifolia – pink or white flowers Indigofera pendula ‘Shangri La’…