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Interesting magnolias to see this week

Interesting magnolias to see this week

Charles in the garden hoping to tempt you to visit Caerhays this week, amongst the many magnolias in flower are three featured in this video. First off is a cross which he calls ‘Vulcan’ but is actually ‘??’! It’s a cross between M....
Introduction to the new ‘Tin Garden’ at Caerhays

Introduction to the new ‘Tin Garden’ at Caerhays

Charles looking at the planting in ‘The Tin Garden’, which was an area of the garden originally used by his Great Grandfather for breeding daffodils. This area has been cleared and is now a memorial garden to his Father, with all the Magnolias,...
First Flowering of Magnolia campbellii ‘Alba’

First Flowering of Magnolia campbellii ‘Alba’

Much excitement in the garden this month, as the newly planted (17 years ago!) Magnolia campbellii ‘Alba’ has flowered properly for the first time, giving us a glimpse of yellow buds which open and fade to white. Come to the Gardens soon before this...
Spolight on Magnolia ‘Lanarth’

Spolight on Magnolia ‘Lanarth’

Charles Williams in the garden this weekend, looking at the ‘true’ Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ and a New Zealand ‘Lanarth’. Both in full flower at Caerhays in February/March. Formally known as Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata...
Early flowering Magnolias

Early flowering Magnolias

Charles in the garden showing us the early flowering of many Magnolias ready for the gardens which open here next Monday 17th Feb 2020.
Magnolia / Manglietia insignis flowering for first time

Magnolia / Manglietia insignis flowering for first time

Just a couple of weeks after the closure of the gardens to the public our 25 year old Magnolia insignis has flowered for the first time. It has wonderful pink flowers which cover the plant as you can see from the video. This plant was originally named Manglietia...
Plenty to see here in June

Plenty to see here in June

Although very much a spring garden, Caerhays still has lots to offer the visitor in June. It’s easy to think that there is nothing left to see in the gardens here at Caerhays as the spring magnolias and rhododendrons are over, however that is not the case....
Horse Chestnuts in flower late May

Horse Chestnuts in flower late May

Now is the perfect time to visit Caerhays before the Gardens close on Sunday 16th June, which is also our charity fete day. We have a large collection of horse chestnuts which are coming into flower now and will look great until mid-June. Charles shows us 4 of these...