28th July

…remaining bract – Salvia africano-lutea (Beach salvia). Salvia africano-lutea Salvia africano-lutea Salvia africano-lutea Crassula coccinea with striking red flowers. Much better than our Crassula sarcocaulis. Crassula coccinea Banksia ericifolia with…

17th June

…here and a rather nice thing which is supposed to be a late season flowerer. Salvia discolor Salvia discolor Salvia discolor Salvia discolor Cornus kousa ‘Rasen’ just flecking with pink…

29th November

…calyxes. It is not in Hillier’s but Asia needs to propagate it fast! Not sure who gave us this? Asia may know? Salvia dombeyi Salvia dombeyi Salvia dombeyi 2016 –…

2nd December

…Lips’ remains in full radiant flower. It has survived here for several winters. Salvia x jamensis ‘Hot Lips’ Salvia x jamensis ‘Hot Lips’ Hanging over the wall above the salvia

30th May

…and trumpets with yellow spotted insides. Rehmannia elata Rehmannia elata Rehmannia elata Salvia ‘Ost Friesland’ is a good low growing hardy salvia favoured by landscapers for mass plantings. Salvia ‘Ost…

9th August

…confertiflora in flower here for the first time beside the main greenhouse. This is a woody perennial which is frost tender. Very beautiful and striking. Salvia confertiflora Salvia confertiflora Salvia

18th July

…perhaps? Salvia ‘Amistad’ Salvia ‘Amistad’ 2017 – CHW A garden tour with some South Africans who live in the UK for painfully obvious reasons.A plant of Rhododendron sinonuttallii is out…

15th September

Salvia dombeyi. Extraordinarily pretty and huge (6-8’’ long)! Salvia dombeyi Salvia dombeyi At last we see the first tiny flower buds ever seen by us on Berberidopsis beckleri. Asia has…

26th July

…yet another ‘new’ one of these tender things but quite nice. I wonder who raised all these. Salvia ‘Royal Bumble’ may be the best? Salvia ‘Icing Sugar’ Lysimachia punctata ‘Alexander’…

9th June

…but not a terribly robust plant. Calycanthus ‘Venus’ Calycanthus ‘Venus’ Calycanthus ‘Venus’ Salvia x jamensis ‘Hot Lips’ outside the estate office. You only get the two tone effect on some…