29th July

…Muehlenbeckia complexa with a flower! No idea if it is a male or a female flower? Muehlenbeckia complexa Muehlenbeckia complexa White lampranthus again. White lampranthus Crocosmia ‘Honey Angels’ full out….

22nd June

…clump of pink lampranthus full out in the sun. pink lampranthus pink lampranthus The five young plants of Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ are all growing on well on the bank. 2ft…

27th June

…good red. Echinacea ‘Firebird’ Lampranthus orange – not obliging us by opening. Lampranthus orange Mandevilla laxa is tender but a really wonderful conservatory climber. No obvious scent though. Mandevilla laxa…

10th July

…absolutely over as are the Cistus, Puya and most of the Callistemon. Many of the Lampranthus colours, there were six or eight, have died out or gone. Three outstanding things…