21st February

…‘Darjeeling’ is always early but, again, an especially good colour this year. Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Peter’ is now almost fully out as well. Magnolia ‘Bishop…

2nd March

…the entrance to Burncoose Garden. Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Huge flowers with white flecking on Camellia ‘Anticipation Variegated’ by Burncoose Lodge. Camellia ‘Anticipation Variegated’ Camellia ‘Anticipation Variegated’ A…

27th February

…campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ The 1911 Magnolia campbellii stands out impressively amid the gloom. Started raining shortly after this. 1911 Magnolia campbellii Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ on the main ride is…

10th January

…yet). Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ 2017 – CHW I notice an odd small evergreen tree below Kennel Close. Its leaf suggests hornbeam and it turns out to be…

19th February

…Magnolia campbellii Rhododendron ‘Maisie’ Rhododendron ‘Maisie’ Rhododendron ‘Maisie’ Rhododendron ‘Maisie’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ just out. Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Magnolia ‘Aurora’ in Kennel Close (planted 2010). Magnolia ‘Aurora’…

13th March

…ground from the original 1913 planted Magnolia campbellii. Magnolia campbellii Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ and Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ make a wonderful colour contrast. Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ and Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ Corylopsis…

5th March

…We planted three together in this exposed site but only two have made it slowly. Magnolia ‘J C Williams’ A windblown Magnolia Darjeeling is just going over. This is now…

16th March

…‘Darjeeling’ and, as yet, unnamed. A really good purplish-red as you can see here. Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ x Magnolia ‘Darjeeling’ A fine day and plenty of people over the age…

17th March

…– 15in x 18in when fully openMagnolia ‘Lanarth Surprise’ Magnolia campbellii alba seedling Magnolia ‘F J Williams’ Magnolia ‘F J Williams’ Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’…

20th February

…burst on Rhododendron cilpinense. Rhododendron cilpinense Camellia x williamsii ‘Galaxie’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Galaxie’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ would normally be out by now but, thankfully, the buds look fine and…