25th July

right beside it is of a similar age and shows no sign yet of flowering. Agave americana Agave americana Agave americana Agave americana Agave americana Pimm’s and some alcoholic Mexican…

29th July

…caulescens Kniphofia caulescens Canna ‘Bonfire’ full out. Canna ‘Bonfire’ Canna ‘Bonfire’ Canna ‘Bonfire’ Even larger and more mature flower heads on two more dying Agave americana. Agave americana Agave americana

1st August

…Polemonium ‘Bambino Blue’ Polemonium ‘Bambino Blue’ Helenium ‘Sombrero’ in the rain. Helenium ‘Sombrero’ Helenium ‘Sombrero’ Helenium ‘Sombrero’ Lonicera x americana Lonicera x americana Lonicera x americana Lonicera x americana Lonicera…

26th June

…Tin Garden. This rare small shrub, known as the ‘cliff bush’, was first introduced to the UK in 1862. Not a showstopper but unusual. Jamesia americana Jamesia americana Jamesia americana

1st July

…is just coming out. Jamesia americana Jamesia americana Another young clump of Rhododendron maddenia with overpowering scent. Rhododendron maddenia Rhododendron maddenia The ancient Stewartia pseudocamellia has a new shoot from…