30th July

…the Backstay garden.Lobelia ‘Fan Salmon’ is a pleasant pink with dark brown leaves like the popular Lobelia ‘Queen Victoria’. Lobelia ‘Fan Salmon’ Lobelia ‘Fan Salmon’ Rudbeckia ‘Tiger Eye Gold’ is…

31st July

Lobelia ‘Starship Scarlet’ was selling well under cover and out of the rain. Not much of a march on our Lobelia ‘Queen Victoria’ though. Lobelia ‘Starship Scarlet’ Lobelia ‘Starship Scarlet’…

23rd July

…Hypericum olympicum ‘Citrinum’ The ‘bamboo fern’, Coniogramme japonica ‘Flavomaculata’, are still tiny liners, but look exciting. Coniogramme japonica ‘Flavomaculata’ Lobelia ‘Tania’ sold well at Hampton Court (where we had very…

27th July

…well in the tunnels. Lonicera henryi Lonicera henryi Lobelia excelsa will become popular – a very odd flowering habit. It would grow much taller than this in a border. Lobelia

26th September

…Burncoose.Kniphofia rooperi has regularly been the last of the red hot pokers to flower. Kniphofia rooperi Lobelia ‘Compton Pink’ was still looking splendid in the cash point. Lobelia ‘Compton Pink’…

26th July

…name will make it sell I expect. Coreopsis ‘Mango Punch’ Lobelia ‘Burgundy’ – different and very striking but just going over here. Lobelia ‘Burgundy’ AND I photographed eight missing picture…