13th August

…bud unlike ours at Caerhays which has black surrounds to the bud. Perhaps this is Scabiosa jacea, Brown Knapweed? Centauria scabiosa Centauria scabiosa Ranunculus acris, Meadow Buttercup, with a geranium…

31st July

…autumn as they rot off and die. Scabiosa ‘Vivid Violet’ is pleasant enough though if we had to choose a new variety to add. Scabiosa ‘Vivid Violet’ Scabiosa ‘Vivid Violet’…

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…