11th May

…these were lachenalia, a South African bulby thing, but the label says velthamia. Velthamia? Velthamia? ‘King Protea’; Protea cynaroides which we also sell. Protea cynaroides Aeonium polyphylla with a gigantic…

12th May

…up one of the Harrod obelisks I think. Parthenocissus ‘Star Showers’ Protea ‘Little Prince’ are perfect for the show – these flowers last for weeks. Protea ‘Little Prince’ Protea ‘Little…

14th July

…half by cold. Protea cyanaroides Protea cyanaroides Sparmannia africana cut to ground level but reshooting at last. Sparmannia africana Datura chlorantha just about shooting now from ground level. These were…

22nd October

…fear for their existence but it will, as usual, all be fudged in reality for many months yet.Protea nerifolia ‘White Night’ (imported from France with, as yet, no passport) with…

25th April

…very small. Daphne ‘Cheriton’ A new plant to us. The yellow form of Isopogon anemonifolius just coming into flower. An odd looking protea-like plant for the conservatory. Isopogon anemonifolius Isopogon…

April 2018 Irish trip (Day 3)

…bidwillii Nothofagus cunninghamii with peculiar new growth. Nothofagus cunninghamii Nothofagus cunninghamii Hakea saligna (protea family) with flower and seeds. Hakea saligna Acacia mucronatus in flower. Acacia mucronatus Acacia mucronatus Alchemilla…

20th May

…in place although not actually working of course. Chelsea 2016 Chelsea 2016 Chelsea 2016 2015 – CHW Protea ‘Little Prince’ We have taken more orders already than in the whole…

22nd May

…Arterton & protea ‘Little Prince’ John Hill from Burncoose Nurseries, Gemma Arterton, Gabby Evans from the Prince’s Trust Enterprise Programme, Charles Williams from Burncoose Nurseries, Hannah Arterton and Guy Hands…

29th March

…and planting, as recommended for all the Protea family, on top of a mound of soil to improve drainage. You can see pictures of the white flowered Telopea on the…

7th April

…‘Verino’. They have an amazing range of agave, Protea and succulents and it is a proper plantsman’s garden centre not one of the bland multiples. All credit to a proper…