3rd August

…which would be a good hedging plant. Ilex aquifolium ‘Myrtifolia’ Forsythia ‘Fiesta’ – attractive leaf colouration even without the early season flowers. Forsythia ‘Fiesta’ Cistus ‘Gold Prize’ – vulgarly attractive…

10th July

…are absolutely over as are the Cistus, Puya and most of the Callistemon. Many of the Lampranthus colours, there were six or eight, have died out or gone. Three outstanding…

13th July

cistus collection which is long past its best with most of the plants overmature and near dead not to mention the bindweed infestation. I discover Ungnadia speciosa with an acer-like…