4th March

…lunch after the legal bit. About as archaic as it gets as I well remember from 3 years ago. Paul Young-Jamieson 2017 – CHW Glorious sun and a blue sky

31st March

…planted, is well out now too against a cold blue sky. Magnolia ‘Petit Chicon’ Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’ has been out for weeks. Still holding up well despite all the east wind…

14th September

…colours with late blackish flowers. Outside there is more yellow in the leaves and more white in the tunnels. Pennisetum ‘Sky Rocket’ Pennisetum ‘Sky Rocket’ Euphorbia cyparissus ‘Orange Man’ is…

31st July

…England’ ‘Pride of England’ ‘Pride of England’ ‘Sunny Sky’ (it was not – quite the reverse opposite Tesco’s today!) ‘Sunny Sky’ ‘Sunny Sky’ ‘Cream Abundance’ – sadly no scent in…

8th March

…nearly full out and very dark against a dark sky. Planted in 2006 and already 20ft x 15ft. Magnolia ‘Shirazz’ Magnolia ‘Shirazz’ Magnolia ‘Shirazz’ Michelia doltsopa just emerging high up…

17th April

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2021 – CHW The yellowish Magnolia ‘Sundance’ against a blue sky. Magnolia ‘Sundance’ Magnolia ‘Yuchelia’…

18th May

…Embothrium lanceolatum against a blue sky. Embothrium lanceolatum Rhododendron ‘Lem’s Monarch’ coming to its best. Rhododendron loderi ‘Venus’ next door to it nowhere near out. Rhododendron ‘Lem’s Monarch’ Rhododendron ‘Lem’s…

10th December

…more shade under a huge Abies grandis which fell down 18 months ago. The foliage has gone a bit yellowish as a result. Camellia ‘Jovey Carlyon’ Red sky over the…

21st March

…excitement. Another new sprengeri to match ‘Dusky Pink’. This is a seedling grown Magnolia sprengeri var. sprengeri from Westpelaar originally. A fantastic dark colour for its first flowering. Magnolia sprengeri…

28th March

…to cream. Magnolia ‘Sunburst’ Magnolia ‘Sunburst’ The two mature pink forms of Magnolia x veitchii are gorgeous against a blue sky. Magnolia x veitchii Magnolia x veitchii The best Rhododendron…