29th March

…Magnolia salicifolia ‘Van Veen’. Nice shape to the flower when fully open and a very good scent. The flowers do not flop when fully open like M. salicifolia ‘Wadas Memory’….

RHS Savill Garden Pictures 2018

…here to return to the 7th April. Magnolia salicifolia ‘Concolor’ – large flowers indeed for a salicifolia Magnolia salicifolia ‘Concolor’ Magnolia salicifolia ‘Concolor’ Prunus ‘Shosar’ Prunus ‘Shosar’ Prunus ‘Shosar’ Fatsia…

31st March

…of pink at the base. Not worth naming I suspect. Magnolia zenii x M. salicifolia ‘Jermyns’ Magnolia zenii x M. salicifolia ‘Jermyns’ Magnolia zenii x M. salicifolia ‘Jermyns’ Camellia ‘Tiffany’…

9th April

…buds that soon vanishes. Magnolia salicifolia ‘Rosea’ Magnolia salicifolia ‘Rosea’ Another fine dry day. Good heavens two in a row! 2017 – CHW Off to the Valley Gardens and the…

3rd September

…out in the early evening light. One branch is rotting on the inside and woodpeckers have been busy. Magnolia salicifolia Magnolia salicifolia Another week on and more orange now on…

6th December

…the New Planting. 1927 – JCW Rather earlier than 1924, not much cold so far. Camellia speciosa and sasanqua show colour. Erica hybrida and Cotoneaster salicifolia are the best thing….

24th March

…including ten young with buds. Salicifolia one good. Diva a few flowers. Reticulatas and St Ewe at best. Saluenensis past best. Daffodils mid stream. Barbatum at best. 1941 – CW…

27th December

…is the best thing. Rho venustum in vases in the hall. 1923 – JCW H mollis is at its best. Cotoneaster salicifolia very good in spite of the birds, rather…

16th November

…species as Mucronulatum, Neriiflorum, Decorum, Lutescens, perhaps out forms Dicroanthum hybrid wild. Cotoneaster salicifolia and Stransvaesia salicifolia are the best things showing colour. 1915 – JCW Only about 6 buds…

18th February

…Beech below path. 9. 4-5 Elms by Rogers Quarry. 10. Big Fir by Tin Garden (knocked down best Salicifolia) 11. Tall Oak shaved best Delavayi group. 12. Q laurifolius in…