16th March

…a cyclone. Clianthus maximus Clianthus maximus A vireya Rhododendron – but it gets no additional heat in the winter! vireya Rhododendron Prunus persica (Peach) with loads of flower in the…

2nd June

…largest Clianthus puniceus 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…

20th March

…Lapageria 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…

25th January

…its best. 1899 – JCW Clianthus open, several stray roses, snowdrops at their best about, a good many Camellia open, Cyclamineus just open, S.E wind has just started. 1898 –…

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

…1898 – JCW I pavonia has been open for some days, Andreana at its best, Altaclarence about, Iris lorteti quite, C montana, Clianthus, Habrothumnus all at their best. Rhodo’ fortunei…

17th January

…and off since December, several roses going, a Camellia or two, also R barbatum is fair, and white Clianthus, a trumpet has been open 10 days under the big wall….