25th July

…only 21 years. The plant 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

29th July

…flower heads on two more dying Agave americana. Agave americana Agave americana Chitalpa tashkentensis flowering sparsely as a small tree on a hot dry bank. Chitalpa tashkentensis Chitalpa tashkentensis Eucomis…

26th June

…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 Styrax japonicus ‘Snow Cone’…

1st August

…x americana Lonicera x 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…

1st July

…hydrangea like characteristics, 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…

28th December

…are not yet ripe in 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…