28th April

…for the website for ages. Calamagrostis ‘Karl Foerster’ Flowers just out on x Raphiobotrya ‘Coppertone’ x Raphiobotrya ‘Coppertone’ Clianthus puniceus ‘Flamingo’ alongside Clianthus puniceus ‘Albus’. Clianthus puniceus ‘Flamingo’ Syringa vulgaris…

16th March

…Tom said all the native plants in one valley in New Zealand were destroyed in a cyclone. Clianthus maximus Clianthus maximus A vireya Rhododendron – but it gets no additional…

2nd June

…I have ever seen which has been flowering since January. Clianthus puniceus Clianthus puniceus A cruise ship waiting off Falmouth docks from a vantage point in the garden. A cruise…

20th March

…flowers still out (Lapageria rosea var. albiflora). Lapageria rosea var. albiflora Clianthus puniceus ‘Maximus’ an exceptional show. Clianthus puniceus ‘Maximus’ Clianthus puniceus ‘Maximus’ Grevillea ‘Fireworks’ just starting to flower as…

25th January

…season now. No Maximus anywhere near out but a stray seedling trumpet in the Kitchen Garden show colour and Minimus is at its best. 1899 – JCW Clianthus open, several…

13th April

…and so the M Cowen. 1897 – JCW Habrothummus and Clianthus just open, Myosotis humile and parrot tulips. Daffodils except bicolor nearly over, Dielytras at their best. C montana opens….

12th May

…some days, Andreana at its best, Altaclarence about, Iris lorteti quite, C montana, Clianthus, Habrothumnus all at their best. Rhodo’ fortunei a few flowers open, Suavio going over and so…

17th January

…Anenome blanda show colour. Iris stylosa has been on and off since December, several roses going, a Camellia or two, also R barbatum is fair, and white Clianthus, a trumpet…