13th May

…‘Summer Solstice’ Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ A huge elderly clump of Rhododendron loderi which I usually miss during Chelsea week is out early. Quite a…

11th May

…from 1st June? Better wait and see what the 50 pages of government guidelines say today. Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ in bud. Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’…

27th April

…SUPERB! I have never seen it anything like as good as this. Magnolia laevifolia ‘Summer Snowflake’ Magnolia laevifolia ‘Summer Snowflake’ Magnolia laevifolia ‘Summer Snowflake’ Magnolia laevifolia ‘Summer Snowflake’ Another (just…

25th July

…is smaller growing with reddish new growth but not that different. Gaura ‘Belleza’ Alstroemeria ‘Indian Summer’ – tall growing with bronzy foliage. Alstroemeria ‘Indian Summer’ Alstroemeria ‘Indian Summer’ Alstroemeria ‘Summer

30th May

…on what is clearly Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ are now open in Kennel Close. Why are the buds and flowers so much larger than on the original? Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ Magnolia…

17th August

…‘Lilac Beauty’ Achillea ‘Summer Fruits Lemon’ and Achillea ‘Lilac Beauty’ Achillea ‘Summer Fruits Carmine’ and Agastache ‘Golden Jubilee’ Achillea ‘Summer Fruits Carmine’ and Agastache ‘Golden Jubilee’ Anemone ‘Pretty Lady Susan’…

3rd October

…other benches get new insulation. new bench Rhus ‘Tiger Eyes’ with its developing autumn glow. Rhus ‘Tiger Eyes’ Another new plant for the website – Ceratostigma plumbaginoides ‘Summer Skies’. Ceratostigma…

24th May

…new growth. Pittosporum adaphniphylloides Pittosporum adaphniphylloides Still plenty of flowers on Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’. Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ Illicium majus with good new growth of 9-12in. Illicium majus Clethra fabri has…

24th June

…bracts just turning pink. A spreading pendulous habit. Cornus kousa ‘Summer Stars’ Cornus kousa ‘Summer Stars’ Cornus kousa ‘Schmetterling’ only has a few on the very tips of its spreading…