15th April

…coming out as a huge clump. Phlomis fruiticosa Phlomis fruiticosa Phlomis fruiticosa A good show still of some double flowered daffodils. daffodils A young Rhododendron ‘Tinners Blush’ on the bank…

17th May

…on the bank. A clump of 20ft x 10ft now. Phlomis fruiticosa Phlomis fruiticosa Weigelia ‘Rubidor’ with yellow margined and striped leaves and dark red flowers. It has made a…

14th July

…already again reflecting a hot dry summer to date. Ficus carica (common fig) Roses nearly over and phlomis completely finished. Time to return to Cornwall at last! My very slow…