Some years ago the garden suffered terrible flood damage and is slowly being brought back to life. From what I understand everything was washed away except for the palms and boulders!
All photos taken on the same day with an iPhone. material collected from the ground.
M. campbellii var. Mollicomata.
Magnolia campbellii - some background information...
Photo below - flowers collected for colour comparison - Abbotsbury gardens Dorset
Photo below -
Abbotsbury Gardens (himalaya glade) these two Magnolias are in flower right now. The one on the right is labelled Magnolia "Charles Raffill" the left "Hawk". I think these two labels are the wrong way round.
Ian Watt is a UK Based photographer and horticulturist specialising in garden photography, nature photography and landscapes.