3rd August

…a very good sky blue – medium-tall growing. Agapanthus ‘Sandringham’ Agapanthus ‘Sandringham’ Agapanthus ‘Bressingham Blue’ – taller growing and very floriferous. Not quite as dark as Agapanthus ‘Navy Blue’? Agapanthus…

25th July

…Crocosmia ‘Okavango’ Crocosmia ‘Okavango’ Geranium ‘Eureka Blue’ – another nice blue but the name might sell it. Geranium ‘Eureka Blue’ Geranium ‘Eureka Blue’ Geranium ‘Dusky Rose’ – groundcover with dark…

13th February

…House collection at Buckland Monachorum. Daphne rupina la (may not be the full name) – SUPERB Daphne rupina la Daphne bholua ‘Sir Peter Smithers’ Daphne bholua ‘Sir Peter Smithers’ Daphne…

14th February

…a pot and kettle labelling situation Sir Peter? Magnolia ‘Peter Smithers’ Magnolia ‘Peter Smithers’ The first magnolia to show from afar above the castle. from afar Outside the back yard…

11th March

…dallii Chionodoxa forbesii ‘Blue Giant’ would make an easy spring bulb pot sale with little effort. Chionodoxa forbesii ‘Blue Giant’ Chionodoxa forbesii ‘Blue Giant’ Chionodoxa forbesii ‘Blue Giant’ Rhododendron Nimrod…

21st April

…rockery plants really which I believe have now been reclassified as rhododendrons. Menziesia ‘Honshu Blue’ Menziesia ‘Honshu Blue’ Menziesia ‘Honshu Blue’ An old Rhododendron campylogynum on its last legs in…

26th April

…elongatus ‘Blue Chip’ Podocarpus elongatus ‘Blue Chip’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Hattie Carthan’ is just coming out. Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Hattie Carthan’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Hattie Carthan’ Our old favourite Rhododendron…

27th July

…you Kiss’ Hydrangea ‘Love you Kiss’ A good clump of Hydrangea ‘Fireworks’ blue too but the ‘Fireworks’ pink are flowering blue too. The older hydrangeas below the new planting were…

2nd May

…a rather special plant which merits more investigation and propagation. Peter Borlaise was the former head gardener at Lanhydrock. Magnolia campbellii ‘Peter Borlaise’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Peter Borlaise’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Peter

8th September

…x clandonensis ‘Stephi’ Agastache fren. ‘Blue Fortune’ likewise. Agastache fren. ‘Blue Fortune’ Agastache fren. ‘Blue Fortune’ Dichroa febrifuga Dichroa febrifuga Dichroa febrifuga A new species of tender beschorneria – Beschorneria…