31st July

…variety to add. Scabiosa ‘Vivid Violet’ Scabiosa ‘Vivid Violet’ Lobelia ‘Starship Scarlet’ was selling well under cover and out of the rain. Not much of a march on our Lobelia…

18th July

…candidate for next year’s catalogue. Scabiosa ‘Warburton’s Pink Mist’ Scabiosa ‘Warburton’s Pink Mist’ Mandevilla ‘Sundavill’ had leaves like Mandevilla ‘Alice du Pont’ but was a creamy yellow in flower. I…

13th August

…Knautia arvensis Greater knapweed, Centaurea scabiosa (or more probably common knapweed), which grows well in full sun on the bank opposite the front door at Caerhays. Centaurea scabiosa Centaurea scabiosa