11th April

…species. Magnolia amoena Magnolia amoena Magnolia ‘Delicatissima’ – more of the same – dull! Magnolia ‘Delicatissima’ Magnolia ‘Delicatissima’ Magnolia ‘Pink Diamond’ not very ‘pink’ or ‘diamond’ either. Magnolia ‘Pink Diamond’…

5th March

…hybrid red hybrid Another pink hybrid amid a clump of FJW seedlings. pink hybrid pink hybrid Amid the rain the magnolias stand out proud. 156 visitors yesterday had responded to…

3rd May

…to propagate. Rhododendron johnstoneanum ‘Double Diamond’ Rhododendron johnstoneanum ‘Double Diamond’ Magnolia (Michelia) ‘Fairy Cream’ full out and Magnolia ‘Fairy White’ more or less over beside it above Roger’s Quarry. Magnolia…

24th August

…really – more creamy-green. Hydrangea paniculata ‘Pink Diamond’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Pink Diamond’ Fruits on Crataegus x grignonensis which was top grafted. Crataegus x grignonensis Crataegus x grignonensis Autumn colour already…

18th July

…double white flowers Agapanthus ‘Double Diamond’ Agapanthus ‘Double Diamond’ Agapanthus ‘Charlotte’ Agapanthus ‘Charlotte’ Agapanthus ‘Charlotte’ Agapanthus ‘Moonlight Star’ Agapanthus ‘Moonlight Star’ Agapanthus ‘Moonlight Star’ Agapanthus ‘Little Dutch White’ Agapanthus ‘Little…

26th March

…‘Rosea’ has a pink stripe but is not really pink. Impossible to photograph well as its now too tall and the flowers are too far away. Magnolia salicifolia ‘Rosea’ Magnolia…

16th April

…in plants with Dutch labels. Rhododendron ‘Blue Diamond’ Rhododendron ‘Blue Diamond’ Rhododendron ‘Michaels Pride’ is just coming out at least a month early for Chelsea where we usually show it…

26th April

…hint of pink in bud and you have to strain your eyes to see the pink in the tepals after that. Magnolia ‘Pink Kobus’ Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ is quite…

30th July

…just out. No pink visible yet. Hydrangea paniculata ‘Pink Diamond’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Tardiva’ up Hovel Cart Road in shade looks fairly nondescript by comparison but would be much better with…

29th August

…big impact today although no sign of a colour change to pink as yet. Taller growing than ‘White Lace’ too. Hydrangea paniculata ‘Pink Diamond’ We looked at Hydrangea ‘Hobella’ in…