28th July

Musa basjoo growing as a huge multistemmed clump. Leaves 6-8ft long. Tallest stem perhaps 18-20ft. No flowers in evidence. Musa basjoo Musa basjoo Musa basjoo Musa basjoo The very rare…

11th July

Musa velutina Musa velutina Agapanthus ‘Brilliant Blue’ was another good dark form not seen before. Agapanthus ‘Brilliant Blue’ Agapanthus ‘Brilliant Blue’ Acanthus hungaricus is not a species which Burncoose stocks…

7th October

…garden near Portholland. No leaves seen by me but it must be Musa basjoo to be alive and flowering outside. The tiny bananas are forming and the flower is clearly…