13th July

…for decades. More common in North Cornwall apparently. Sometimes it is crossed up with Verbascum oplympicum as I saw at Ventnor. Verbascum thapsus Verbascum thapsus 2019 – CHW A visit…

25th July

…of Cornwall. Quite a rare wildflower seed of which has been undisturbed for decades in the ground. Well worth Asia collecting the seed – very pretty! Verbascum nigrum Verbascum nigrum…

3rd September

…olympicum flowering away. How the seed got here in the first place is anyone’s guess. Verbascum olympicum Verbascum olympicum Two Paulownia fortunei grown from seed by Asia have grown 4ft…

23rd June

…Rhododendron weyrichii Rhododendron weyrichii Self-sown Verbascum olympicum in the Rookery. The slugs have had a good go at the leaves. Verbascum olympicum Hydrangea longipes just out and well before the…