25th July

…yet of flowering. Agave americana Agave americana Agave americana Agave americana Agave americana Pimm’s and some alcoholic Mexican concoction made from the juice of agave leaves was served in the…

29th July

…A 20ft tall flower on an Agave americana. You can see that the rest of the plant is dying off. Agave americana Kniphofia caulescens from South Africa at its best….

22nd February

…as you could possibly imagine. Agave americana and Fascicularia Agave americana and Fascicularia Chamaerops humilis showing no worries either. Chamaerops humilis Agave americana ‘Variegata’ with a fraction more shelter. Agave…

26th June

…as the ‘cliff bush’, was first introduced to the UK in 1862. Not a showstopper but unusual. Jamesia americana Jamesia americana Jamesia americana Styrax japonicus ‘Snow Cone’ is now full…

1st August

americana Lonicera x americana Lonicera x americana Lonicera perc ‘Graham Thomas’ Lonicera perc ‘Graham Thomas’ Lonicera perc ‘Graham Thomas’ Lonicear x heckrotii ‘Gold Flame’ – if true to name? Lonicear…

5th July

…stems before they die. Agave americana Agave americana Agapanthus ‘Whitney’ was a standout white form which they had for sale in their tiny and not very exciting sales area. Agapanthus…

1st July

…Jamesia americana, a rare deciduous north American species with some hydrangea like characteristics, is just coming out. Jamesia americana Jamesia americana Another young clump of Rhododendron maddenia with overpowering scent….

23rd August

…planipes with ripe and splitting seed heads. Euonymus planipes Lonicera x americana still nicely in flower. Lonicera x americana Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’ with what looks like a secondary flowering….

10th July

…loads of rabbits and inadequate guards. Stunted, dieback and bark all gnawed as you can see. magnolias magnolias Greenish lizards under the agave plantation. lizards Agave americana in flower at…

28th December

…the main. I have no idea what it is called. I speculated Phytolacca americana but that has berries not seed heads like this so that was way out as a…