30th March

…are they just susceptible to honey fungus? One branch looks ok while most of the tree is joining the dodo. Daphniphyllum Daphniphyllum Daphniphyllum Daphniphyllum A more sheltered Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’…

25th March

…best thing in the garden today. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Philip’ Magnolia ‘Caerhays Philip’ Another stunner against a blue sky is Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’. Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia ‘Atlas’…

18th March

…to flower. Magnolia ‘Apollo’ Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’ just coming out on the drive. The one on Hovel Cart Road is already nearly over. Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’ Magnolia ‘Margaret Helen’ First…

18th December

…Its neighbour too which has let in more light to neighbouring plants. Its neighbour too The half fallen Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ has been uprighted and propped. Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia…

1st October

…clear split at the graft at ground level so it may well be ‘curtains’ anyway. Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Schefflera pauciflora with now ripe seeds which Asia ought…

20th March

…than the older plant which is more sheltered. Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ is just coming. Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia ‘Crystal Chalice’ Magnolia…

19th February

…in the wind but it has not worked! palms Camellia ‘Margaret Davis’ was especially fine in the camellia sales area. Camellia ‘Margaret Davis’ Camellia ‘Margaret Davis’ The large and nearly…

23rd April

…Magnolia ‘Tikitere’ was showing colour two weeks ago but only now out. Even later into flower than even M. ‘Serene’, M. ‘Margaret Helen’ and M. ‘Apollo’. Magnolia ‘Tikitere’ Magnolia ‘Tikitere’…

17th April

…attractive too. Aesculus chinensis Aesculus chinensis Magnolia ‘Maxine Merrill’ has small flowers but they really are yellow! Magnolia ‘Maxine Merrill’ Magnolia ‘Maxine Merrill’ Asia had been wondering what had become…

Royal Cornwall Show – 2022

…wonderful Higo camellia. Camellia japonica ‘Happy Higo’ Camellia japonica ‘Margaret Davis’ Camellia japonica ‘Margaret Davis’ Camellia japonica ‘Margaret Davis’ Camellia reticulata ‘Arch de Triomphe’ Camellia reticulata ‘Arch de Triomphe’ Camellia…