26th August

…nicely and in profusion. A new species to me with pink flowers but typical hairy Tibouchina stems and leaves. Certainly one to propagate. Tibouchina paratropica Tibouchina paratropica 2019 – CHW…

7th September

…Zealand in June has decided to flower out of season. Wisteria brachybotrys ‘Shiro-kapitan’ Wisteria brachybotrys ‘Shiro-kapitan’ Tibouchina urvillana at its best. Tibouchina urvillana Tibouchina urvillana Tibouchina urvillana Abeliophyllum distichum flowering…

7th November

…in the nursery today in the sun. More than you might think actually. Tibouchina orangensis – huge flower! Tibouchina orangensis Tibouchina orangensis Mahonia eurybracta ‘Soft Caress’ – a few plants…

21st September

…hispida On Nick Lock’s stand:Euonymus bungeanus with pink seed pods Euonymus bungeanus Buddleia heliophylla Buddleia heliophylla Paul Bonavia:A huge stock plant of Tibouchina urvilleana (we were selling Tibouchina orangensis) Tibouchina

6th June

…Lock’s display. Deutzia longifolia Polygonatum vietnamensis on the Tregrehan display. Polygonatum vietnamensis A new species of Tibouchina grossa (BSWJ10758) on the Crûg stand with red flowers. Tibouchina grossa The Burncoose…

14th November

…Pittosporum tunnel restocked. Pittosporum tunnel Salvia ‘Waverley’ still in full flower. Salvia ‘Waverley’ Salvia ‘Waverley’ Tibouchina urvilleana ‘Variegata’ Tibouchina urvilleana ‘Variegata’ Itea virginica ‘Merlot’ with autumn colours. Itea virginica ‘Merlot’…

20th July

…in flower and ‘foxglove-like’. Isoplexis canariensis Tibouchina rossa (BSWJ 10758) really is an exceptional colour. Easy to propagate from cuttings says Bleddyn so let us get at it. Tibouchina rossa…

19th August

…Digitalis ‘Goldcrest’ Sedum ‘Red Cauli’ Sedum ‘Red Cauli’ Chitalpa tashkentensis Chitalpa tashkentensis Tibouchina orangensis with splendidly huge flowers. Tibouchina orangensis Cercis glabra has developed leaves with intricate purple-red veining. Senna…