5th August

…bignonoides Catalpa bignonoides Cordyline australis ‘Purpurea’ with huge seed heads. Cordyline australis ‘Purpurea’ Cordyline australis ‘Purpurea’ Cordyline australis ‘Purpurea’ A Cordyline australis tree or two alive and well here. Cordyline

25th July

…and pink stripes. Cordyline australis ‘Pink Passion’ Cordyline australis ‘Pink Passion’ Cordyline australis ‘Salsa’ with red stripes and red edging. Cordyline australis ‘Salsa’ Cordyline australis ‘Salsa’ Olearia x oleifera ‘Waikariensis’…

April 2018 Irish trip ( Day 2)

…have ever seen. Huge base – 12ft around perhaps. Cordyline australis Cordyline australis Cordyline and gunnera grown together – an odd mix but not where you have 75-80 inches of…

29th May

Cordyline australis is plastered in flower but it is interesting to note the many vigorous new shoots emerging from the base which have no flowers. Cordyline australis Cordyline australis 2018…

1st July

…as older cordylines have been getting some nasty disease in Cornish gardens. No doubt yet another supposedly undiscovered phythopthera which will excite Defra. Cordyline australis Cordyline australis The clump had,…

29th August

…by the front door. cordyline cordyline 2016 – CHW Alison’s hanging basket begonias are a great Top Lodge welcome to Caerhays. Alison’s hanging basket begonias Alison’s hanging basket begonias This…

13th September

…this time of the year beside the other Cordylines and the Phormiums. Cordyline ‘Southern Splendour’ Cordyline ‘Southern Splendour’ Clematis ‘Silver Moon’ is a new addition to the 2020 Burncoose catalogue….

12th November

…colour year with lots of new surprises to admire. Rhododendron weyrichii Rhododendron weyrichii The Cordyline australis by the front door is now multi-stemmed and in rude health. Many of these…

29th July

…discovered today. Amazing fun to find such extraordinary new plants. This one the ‘African bulbine’. Bulbine frutescens Bulbine frutescens The Cordyline australis disease which is killing mature plants in Cornwall…

8th February

…the diary. huge camellia towering over the top wall The clump of Cordyline australis is impressive when seen from above. All from one plant 30 plus years or so ago….