12th January

…is shedding its outer bud coverings. Magnolia ‘Susanna van Veen’ Magnolia ‘Genie’ is covered in bud. Magnolia ‘Genie’ The pruning of Nothofagus fusca is complete. Nothofagus fusca Daphne bholua ‘Darjeeling’…

24th February

…tonkinensis Lindera tonkinensis Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ now full out as is the older plant at the top of the garden. Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ Camellia reticulata ‘William Hertrich’ is a particularly…

28th February

…‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ Daphne bholua ‘Mary Rose’ The original 1913 Magnolia campbellii at its finest in the sun. Magnolia campbellii Magnolia campbellii Magnolia campbellii Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’…

26th January

…cordata ‘Winter Orange’ stands out well in heavy rain. Tillia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ 2019 – CHW Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ has sprung open, probably as a result of the north wind,…

27th March

…Walter Magor rhododendron cup going to Burncoose for the first time since 2006. Well done Rob Toy! M. ‘Lanarth’ NZ Form Selection of individual blooms MAGNOLIA ‘Darjeeling’ MAGNOLIA ‘Shirazz’ MAGNOLIA…

31st March

…it with soulangeana in its breeding. Magnolia ‘Ruth’ alongside Magnolia ‘Darjeeling’ and Magnolia ‘J C Williams’ – what a colour combination to die for! 2002 – FJW Easter Day –…

22nd February

…Jan 22 – 1928 from Darjeeling 3 seeds of white Magnolia campbellii I think only one grew and was planted below the top ride between Engine House and Tin Garden….

26th February

…a chance or deliberate cross and not simply a form of campbellii grown from a seedling. The same applies to Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ which I read is from the same…