15th April

…Fun’ Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ – what a colour! Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia ‘Betty Jessel’ Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ 2017 – CHW Clearance work Tree fern trunk Clearance work…

1st May

…Shoe. Rhododendron floccigerum Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ at its best above the greenhouse. Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ Need to work out the names for these two (probably Wilson 50) evergreen azaleas above…

17th December

…2020 – CHW Reevesia sinica with still tenderish secondary new growth at the top. Now 6-8ft tall. Reevesia sinica Despite trimming some lower branches a Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ has nearly…

12th February

…out plants for the sales area here. Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ looking perfect in the cash point. Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ Iris unguicularis cheers up a drab day in February. Iris unguicularis…

23rd March

…not a great colour this year except on the lower branches. younger Magnolia ‘J C Williams’ A young Magnolia ‘Charles Raffill’ is coming out. Very similar to Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’…

27th March

…Clearly it is not! Perhaps a ‘Charles Raffil’ or a ‘Princess Margaret’. I think the original plant died and was replaced but the label has vanished. magnolia which on the…

17th November

…‘Snow Flurry’ (Camellia oleifera x ‘Frosted Princess’) on Burns Bank was full out today. Camellia ‘Snow Flurry’ Camellia ‘Snow Flurry’ Colour on Magnolia ‘Joli Pompom’ which I had not expected…

18th February

…Prince’ or ‘Blue Princess’? holly holly A 50 year old Lithocarpus pachyphyllus had lower branches removed a couple of years ago and is now suckering from the base. Lithocarpus pachyphyllus…

23rd February

…needs to be on a bank as it has a droopy habit. We also have Camellia ‘Tiny Princess’ which has similar leaves. Both quite dull. Camellia fraterna Camellia fraterna Camellia…