23rd August

…rest are brown and dead or have blown over. Not before scattering seeds everywhere though! Echium pininana Echium pininana Echium pininana Plenty of seed forming on both the original Camellia…

19th May

…cannot be far off that. Echium pininana Echium pininana My father was also very fond of granny’s bonnets which still thrive outside the dining room. granny’s bonnets Weigelia florida ‘Variegata’…

25th April

…where there were no buds. Rhododendron ovatum The huge (12-15ft) Echium pininana have burst into flower and the bees are very active. Echium pininana Echium pininana Echium pininana First fuchsia…

16th May

…window. Amazing blue flowers which then individually fade to light pinkish. Echium pininana Echium pininana Echium pininana 2016 – CHW We have placed our and planted all the largest plants…

18th May

…Jaimie with a huge cut echium spike. One of three we cut, having cut one last week to prove it will last the course in water. echium spike Van and…

28th April

…the early morning sun, but not enough to damage much or any new growth. Do echiums flower in April on Tresco? I wonder what the record height actually is? Echium

7th May

…Green. Here it has reached 25-30ft. Fagus sylvatica ‘Dawyck’ Echium pininana blown over and uprooted in the east wind on Tuesday despite being in flower. Echium pininana Echium pininana 2019…

7th June

…so nearly over. The bees are busy enjoying the flower spike. Echium pininana Echium pininana Stewartia pseudocamellia just coming out into flower. Many more flowers than last year when it…

26th February

…‘relief’ Caerhays magnolia flowers Early buds forming on a large Echium fastuosum. Echium fastuosum Echium fastuosum Hebe ‘Wiri Charm’ full out. Hebe ‘Wiri Charm’ Hebe diosmifolia also full out and…

4th August

…spreading clump of Romneya coulteri. Romneya coulteri Romneya coulteri Romneya coulteri Echium seedlings by the thousand! Echium seedlings Echium seedlings Citrus orange growing outside. Note the suckers from below the…