1st March

…campbellii from Westonbirt? Magnolia ‘Westonbirt’ Magnolia ‘Aurora’ just coming out at the top above Hovel Cart Road. Magnolia ‘Aurora’ I have often said in past year’s how much better Magnolia…

12th March

…in the reference books? Magnolia ‘Westonbirt’ Magnolia ‘Westonbirt’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x ‘JC Williams’ is showing great promise in its second flowering and certainly worthy of a name and registration….

15th March

…a good magnolia in Old Park – Magnolia sargentiana var. robusta. Magnolia sargentiana var. robusta Magnolia sprengeri ‘Diva Westonbirt’ just coming out. First time proper flowering. Magnolia sprengeri ‘Diva Westonbirt’…

17th March

…Tulip’ x ‘JC Williams’ now called ‘Anne Leitner’ ‘Anne Leitner’ Magnolia sprengeri ‘Westonbirt’ Magnolia sprengeri ‘Westonbirt’ Magnolia ‘Aurora’ Magnolia ‘Aurora’ Rhododendron moulmainense (stenaulum) Rhododendron moulmainense Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ – 10”…

8th October

…remember planting out these three or four malus 25 or so years ago. They may have been from Westonbirt. Dullish plants with no labels then put in a not very…

21st March

…var. sprengeri Magnolia sprengeri var. sprengeri Magnolia campbellii ‘Wakehurst’ just out. Magnolia campbellii ‘Wakehurst’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Wakehurst’ Compare what we have just seen to Magnolia sprengeri ‘Westonbirt’ also in Kennel…

13th March

…Hill’, ‘Lamellyn’ and ‘Westonbirt’ were fantastic but still not as good as ‘Diva’. However the new dark coloured sprengeri which was wild collected and given to us by Jim Gardiner…

9th October

…the Slip Rails. Malus x rockii Malus x rockii Another trio of (what I assume are) unlabelled shrubby malus below Slip Rail which I think did come from Westonbirt in…