8th March

…‘Michael’s Purple’ listed with this parentage. From what we saw yesterday I guess ‘Avalon’ as this was a 2017 planting and ‘Michael’s Purple’ is a brand new Lunaplant name (or…

9th April

…plant in Kennel Close is also performing. Magnolia ‘Purple Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Purple Splendour’ Magnolia ‘Purple Splendour’ Magnolia sprengeri ‘Daisy Diva’ – almost a semi double flower but cold damaged a…

22nd April

…form without the dark purple spots or blotches which you see in some others which can also be purple or rose-purple. One for Asia to propagate. Today it looks one…

3rd June

Purple’ – a new clone to me with really red new growth. Stachyurus praecox ‘Devon Purple’ Stachyurus praecox ‘Devon Purple’ Cyphomandra corymbiflora – a new genus to us from the…

26th May

…Dragon’ still with purple new growth. Attractive! Ailanthus altissima ‘Purple Dragon’ Ehretia thrysiflora has purple new growth and leaves unlike any other Ehretia I have seen. I still wonder about…

5th April

…‘Spring Purple’ (because of its new leaves) looking splendid in the sun. Corylopsis willmottiae (now sinensis) ‘Spring Purple’ Corylopsis willmottiae (now sinensis) ‘Spring Purple’ Corylopsis willmottiae (now sinensis) ‘Spring Purple’…

27th February

…this cross. Magnolia ‘Aphrodite’ (M. ‘Black Tulip’ x M. soulangeana ‘Deep Purple Dream’) Magnolia ‘Aphrodite’ (M. ‘Black Tulip’ x M. soulangeana ‘Deep Purple Dream’) Magnolia ‘Vulcan’ x Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’….

27th March

…x Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia ‘Darkest Purple’ x Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia ‘Darkest Purple’ x Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ The first flowering of Magnolia ‘Toro’. Magnolia ‘Toro’ 2021 – CHW I…

3rd March

…determined that for registration the colour codes are as follows: In bud – Red Purple Group 70B – Strong Reddish Purple Full out – inside of tepals Red Purple Group…

9th February

…confusa Sarcocca confusa Sarcocca confusa Sarcocca hookeriana ‘Purple Stem’ Sarcocca hookeriana ‘Purple Stem’ Sarcocca hookeriana ‘Purple Stem’ Sarcocca orientalis Sarcocca orientalis Sarcocca orientalis Sarcocca ruscifolia Sarcocca ruscifolia Sarcocca hookeriana digyna…