25th March

…a longstanding and well known hybrid soon to be superseded by better. From memory a Magnolia denudata form? Magnolia ‘Anticipation’ Magnolia ‘Purple Dream’ x ‘Star Wars’ – more Star Wars

16th March

…a later flowerer. Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ This is Magnolia ‘Aphrodite’ which continues to impress (Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x Magnolia ‘Deep Purple…

17th January

…first frost of the winter this morning. Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ 2019 – CHW Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ has had the odd rather decimated flower as we have seen over the last…

31st October

…Magnolia ‘Star Wars’. An amazingly prolific tree and a UK Record Tree too. Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ Nicely contrasting autumn colours on Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’….

17th April

…just coming out. Magnolia ‘Yuchelia’ Paulownia tomentosa ‘Lilacina’ just opening. Paulownia tomentosa ‘Lilacina’ Magnolia ‘Tropicana’ now full out. Magnolia ‘Tropicana’ Magnolia ‘Gold Star’ Magnolia ‘Gold Star’ Magnolia ‘Gold Star’ Rhododendron…

4th January

…Sorry the picture is so poor. Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ A clump of seedling Eriobotrya japonica (fourth japonica in three days!) planted on an old bonfire where I…

2nd August

…loss! Magnolia macrophylla Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ is performing again with a new flush of secondary flowers much redder than those in the spring. Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ 2017…

23rd March

…flowers in the autumn. Magnolia ‘Yakeo’ The best magnolia in the garden today is ‘Star Wars’ which is a better (less muddy) colour this year than usual. Magnolia ‘‘Star Wars’…

28th September

…yet another: Magnolia ‘Star Wars’. Unusually this year the second flowering is rather pale as opposed to being much darker than the spring flush. Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ Magnolia ‘Star Wars’…

9th February

…which are unformed and yellowish. Magnolia ‘Purple Dream’ x ‘Star Wars’ Magnolia ‘Purple Dream’ x ‘Star Wars’ Magnolia mollicomata ‘Werrington’ similarly afflicted. Magnolia mollicomata ‘Werrington’ Magnolia petals from the pale…