20th April

…US not Brussels provenance though. This year so far it is a far better yellow than ‘Yellow Bird’ but not usually. ‘Yellow Bird’ may have been blown open early. Magnolia…

5th May

…Magnolia ‘Ossie’s Yellow’ is doing rather better than the other. Magnolia ‘Ossie’s Yellow’ Magnolia ‘Ossie’s Yellow’ Halesia macgregori with its first flower. Another plant has flowered profusely at a smaller…

14th May

…like or dislike. Magnolia ‘Ossies Yellow’ Magnolia ‘Large Yellow’. Clearly a stupid name if the naming is correct. Magnolia ‘Large Yellow’ Magnolia ‘Large Yellow’ Enkianthus curvus recurvus is now full…

24th April

…and look at some other possibilities. [I found the answer: it is ‘Sundance’!] yellow magnolia yellow magnolia yellow magnolia yellow magnolia A big bonfire of an old dead yew and…

13th April

…rain and a hot last week no sign of any leaf at all yet. Magnolia ‘Yellow Bird’ Magnolia ‘Yellow Lantern’ from a distance from below the Rockery. Magnolia ‘Yellow Lantern’…

16th April

…hint of yellow which it has initially has faded. Rhododendron ‘Martha Wright’ Rhododendron ‘Martha Wright’ Rhododendron ‘Martha Wright’ Rhododendron ‘Bergs Yellow’ above Rogers Quarry is also new to me. Preferable…

3rd April

…‘Yellow Cheerfulness’ Narcissus ‘Yellow Cheerfulness’ 2019 – CHW Still no rain!A flower on the large Rhododendron sinogrande which we took up to Chelsea two seasons ago. It had no flowers…

27th March

…tree of Magnolia ‘Yellow Bird’. Magnolia ‘Yellow Bird’ Magnolia ‘Yellow Bird’ 2019 – CHW Some newish magnolias in Kennel Close.In a magnificent Michelia year Michelia ‘Touch of Pink’ (it is…

2nd November

…like this. Rhododendron ‘Yellow Hammer’ Rhododendron ‘Yellow Hammer’ Rhododendron ‘Yellow Hammer’ What I have always known as Mahonia lomariifolia is full out alongside ‘Yellow Hammer’. The botanists have had a…

29th May

…no longer yellow as they were when they first emerged but the bark and young stems are yellowish. Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’ The huge clump of Cordyline australis is plastered…