14th June

…it. Cornus kousa ‘Heart Throb’ Cornus kousa ‘Heart Throb’ Cornus kousa ‘Heart Throb’ This Cornus kousa had no name when planted in 1998. After consulting Mr Cappiello and Mr Shadow’s…

27th August

…to purple hydrangea pinkish then changing to purple hydrangea pinkish then changing to purple hydrangea This blue flowering hydrangea already has flower heads which have dried off and gone brown….

3rd March

…– Strong Reddish Purple Full out – inside of tepals Red Purple Group 73B – Strong Purplish Pink Full out – outside of tepals Purple Group 75C – Very Light…

12th May

…saw (with an even longer name) on the Millais stand at Chelsea two years ago. Rhododendron ‘Pushy Purple’ Rhododendron ‘Pushy Purple’ Rhododendron ‘Pushy Purple’ Rhododendron ‘Pushy Purple’ 2019 – CHW…

8th March

…Zandee’ – first flowering here Magnolia ‘Antje Zandee’ Magnolia ‘Antje Zandee’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x ‘Purple Dream’ – first flowering here Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x ‘Purple Dream’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’…

22nd April

…performing well today. This is a reddish-purple form without the dark purple spots or blotches which you see in some others which can also be purple or rose-purple. One for…

25th March

…than purple in its first flowering. Magnolia ‘Purple Dream’ x ‘Star Wars’ Magnolia ‘Purple Dream’ x ‘Star Wars’ Magnolia ‘Early Rose’ – I saw this first at Hergest Croft but…

11th April

…Bride’ Magnolia ‘Purple Globe’ is not, as yet, even faintly ‘globe-like’. Magnolia ‘Purple Globe’ Wisteria flower buds swelling up. Wisteria Magnolia ‘Blushing Belle’ is a fine show today on Sinogrande…

28th July

…– Ailanthus altissima ‘Purple Dragon’. Ailanthus altissima ‘Purple Dragon’ Ailanthus altissima ‘Purple Dragon’ Gordonia axillaris was planted in 1991 but I have never yet seen it flower here. Gordonia axillaris…

27th March

…‘Deep Purple Dream’ Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x ‘Deep Purple Dream’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Titan’ – first flowering and not quite what I would expect from a x brooklynensis hybrid. ‘Titan’…