8th April

…‘Aureum’ Acer shirasawanum ‘Aureum’ Prunus incisa ‘Omoinoyama’ Prunus incisa ‘Omoinoyama’ Lindera triloba just in flower. Lindera triloba Rhododendron ‘Princess Anne’ (lanceanum x keiskei) Rhododendron ‘Princess Anne’ Rhododendron ‘Princess Anne’ Lysichiton…

1st April

…grateful for any tree magnolia producing something. Nothing like the real thing in size or colour. Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ 2017 – CHW A trip to look at…

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’…

22nd March

…Tilia endochrysa Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia ‘Spring Rite’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’ at its best. Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’ First flowers out on Enkianthus serrulatus. Enkianthus…

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…

17th March

…seedling Rhododendron ‘Yaku Princess’ in the Rockery is just going over. Short lifespans these dwarf rhodos have in our climate. Rhododendron ‘Yaku Princess’ Rhododendron ‘Yaku Princess’ A young Camellia ‘Quintessence’…

14th March

…which actually came third in the class. On the magnolia show bench today were: Our vase of Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’. Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’ A really good Magnolia ‘Sweetheart’….

13th March

…the nursery propagating and the flowers show up better than on C. fraterna. Some flowers are more double than others. Camellia ‘Tiny Princess’ Camellia ‘Tiny Princess’ So what conclusions and…