25th July

…Agave americana Agave americana Agave americana Pimm’s and some alcoholic Mexican concoction made from the juice of agave leaves was served in the evening sun. The latter quite revolting. 2017…

29th July

…out. Canna ‘Bonfire’ Canna ‘Bonfire’ Canna ‘Bonfire’ Even larger and more mature flower heads on two more dying Agave americana. Agave americana Agave americana Chitalpa tashkentensis flowering sparsely as a…

1st August

…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 perc ‘Graham Thomas’…

26th June

…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 Styrax japonicus…

1st July

…as good this. Magnolia obovata ‘Pink Flush’ Magnolia obovata ‘Pink Flush’ Jamesia americana, a rare deciduous north American species with some hydrangea like characteristics, is just coming out. Jamesia americana