2nd April

…rather good nevertheless. Datura sanguinea Datura sanguinea Datura sanguinea Corydalis solida ‘Beth Evans’ in a group in the nursery. An impressive plant with no cold damage at all. Corydalis solida…

14th July

…half by cold. Protea cyanaroides Protea cyanaroides Sparmannia africana cut to ground level but reshooting at last. Sparmannia africana Datura chlorantha just about shooting now from ground level. These were…

20th November

…Viola labradorica ‘Purpurea’. Viola labradorica ‘Purpurea’ Unusual to find a flower on Datura sanguinea in November! Datura sanguinea Berries on a new species of lonicera to us – Lonicera crassifolia…

6th July

…flowered weed with very prickly seed heads last autumn outside the Schoolroom window was Datura stamonium (thorn-apple). It is a very rare agricultural weed introduced from America in the 16th…

25th November

…large Datura sanguinea growing outside in someone’s garden. Leedstown is on top of a hill at the edge of the Lizard Peninsula but still clearly mild enough for this conservatory…