14th July

…but missed the flowers. Poterium spinosum Poterium spinosum Acanthus sennii – Ethiopian acanthus with very vicious prickles. Acanthus sennii Acanthus sennii And more cold damage: Protea cyanaroides literally cut in…

25th December

…many spikes of seeds. Acanthus mollis Acanthus mollis Acanthus mollis Fuchsia gracilis with new growth showing and the odd surviving flower. Fuchsia gracilis Fuchsia gracilis The Camellia x williamsii ‘J…

5th July

…zygomeris in the back of a border. Amicia zygomeris Acanthus spinosus is smaller growing than Acanthus mollis with rather more attractive flowers. Acanthus spinosus Acanthus spinosus Canna ‘King Humbert’ with…

21st June

…comes into flower though. Acanthus mollis Acanthus mollis 2016 – CHW Beware the hornets are active around and about in the gardens. Not Brexit deniers from the continent I hope?…