10th March

…low down and a good colour. Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’ I cannot resist more pictures of Magnolia sprengeri ‘Dusty Pink’. Magnolia sprengeri ‘Dusty Pink’ Magnolia sprengeri ‘Dusty Pink’…

12th April

…(Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ is Magnolia ‘Galaxy’ x Magnolia ‘Toro’). Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Pink Surprise’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x…

5th May

…so more to look for with the planting plans. LINDERA aggregata LINDERA aggregata The pink form of RHODODENDRON edgeworthii The Pink form of RHODODENDRON edgeworthii A few newer rhododendrons catch…

14th April

…stygiana Flowers suddenly out on Michelia ‘Touch of Pink’. The ‘touch’ soon fades! Michelia ‘Touch of Pink’ Michelia ‘Touch of Pink’ Nice new growth on Magnolia crassifolia (FMWJ 13163). Magnolia…

13th April

…Prunus ‘Matsumae-hanagasa’ (syn ‘Pink Parasol’) Prunus ‘Matsumae-hanagasa’ (syn ‘Pink Parasol’) Prunus ‘Matsumae-hanagasa’ (syn ‘Pink Parasol’) Prunus ‘Matsumae-beni-murasaki’ (syn ‘Candy Floss’) rather less spectacular but will be good. Prunus ‘Matsumae-beni-murasaki’ (syn…

23rd April

…Magnolia ‘Pink Royalty’ x ‘Daybreak’. More Daybreak than Royalty I think and not, as yet, worthy of a name. Magnolia ‘Pink Royalty’ x ‘Daybreak’ Magnolia ‘Pink Royalty’ x ‘Daybreak’ Magnolia…

20th April

…with large bright pink flowers. This clump was only planted in 2016 but is already making a good show above the path and well worth propagating. Azalea ‘Pink Pancake’ Azalea…

27th June

…but I see buds high up. Liriodendron tulipifera ‘Aureomarginata’ Liriodendron tulipifera ‘Aureomarginata’ Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’ is only really pink in bud but the massed flowers have a pink hue….

28th June

…a much larger and pinker flower than ‘Pink Showers’ seen yesterday. Dark leaves too of course. Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Snowbell’ Stewartia x henryae with a good crop of flowers. Stewartia…

21st October

…the last ones start. Wasps galore on the nectar as you can see. pink sasanqua pink sasanqua pink sasanqua A young blackbird digging through the newly laid mulch in the…