16th March

…white with a hint of pink really (Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Lennei Alba’ x Magnolia x veitchii). Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ is however exceptional as we…

8th April

…to review with Jaimie in two to three weeks. michelias are dying Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ just coming out. Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Raspberry Fun’ likewise. A much…

12th October

…var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Corylopsis ‘Spring Purple’ has as good an autumn display as its spring bronzy leaves. This early leaf bronzing is seldom seen in small young plants in…

23rd February

…by nightfall. prerecording for next week’s ‘spring has sprung’ announcement prerecording for next week’s ‘spring has sprung’ announcement prerecording for next week’s ‘spring has sprung’ announcement prerecording for next week’s…

27th January

…sericea Neolitsea sericea Camellia ‘Cornish Spring’ a bit frosted but plenty of buds to come. A Tregrehan hybrid of great merit. Camellia ‘Cornish Spring’ Camellia ‘Cornish Spring’ Camellia ‘Cornish Spring’…

2nd April

Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Paul Cook’ Magnolia ‘Paul Cook’ Magnolia ‘Paul Cook’ Magnolia kobus ‘Octopus’ Magnolia kobus ‘Octopus’ Magnolia kobus ‘Octopus’ Magnolia ‘Asian Artistry’ Magnolia ‘Asian…

13th April

…not exactly spring! Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Prunus ‘Hokusai’ – yet another new Japanese cherry but a nice contrast of pink and white. Not as floriferous as some….

19th February

…really nice camellias towards the Top Lodge: Camellia ‘Desire’ ‘Desire’ Camellia ‘Mary-Phoebe Taylor’ ‘Mary-Phoebe Taylor’ Camellia ‘Spring Festival’ Camellia ‘Spring Festival’ ‘Spring Festival’ Opposite them is an ancient clump of…

14th April

…is excellent when finally opened out too. Magnolia ‘Angelica’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ less so now fully out. Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Petit Chicon’ now has promise and…

27th March

…nitida Magnolia nitida Magnolia ‘Angelica’ – second flowering. Magnolia ‘Angelica’ Magnolia ‘Angelica’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Paul Cook’ – third year of flowering –…