15th July

…pictures for the care article just written on this subject and perhaps better than we have for website too. Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina 2017 – CHW…

11th March

…Farm. An interesting and appealing genus of which half are evergreen and half deciduous. Lindera megaphylla has been a survivor here for 100 years as has Lindera communis which now…

23rd May

…‘Caerhays Lavender’ Delighted to see that the single naturalised Gladiolus communis ssp. byzantinus has survived on the bank. We need to be careful not to cut it but I think…

1st June

…A wild clump of Gladiolus communis subsp Byzantinus growing again on the bank opposite the front door. The single corm has multiplied from last year. Gladiolus communis subsp Byzantinus Plenty…

31st May

…not propagate easily. Azalea indica ‘Balsaminaeflorum’ Azalea indica ‘Balsaminaeflorum’ Gladiolus communis ssp. byzantinus as a self-sown but vigorous clump outside the front gate. There are others dotted about which we…

8th April

…should stock. Ceanothus cuneatus var ramulosus Ceanothus cuneatus var ramulosus A fine Juniperus communis ‘Compressa’. Juniperus communis ‘Compressa’ This 90 year old freestanding wisteria clump has been created gradually by…

14th July

…get mildew in the nursery but thrive here. Hebe ‘Autumn Glory’ Hebe ‘Autumn Glory’ Myrtus communis subsp tarrentina – just the odd single flower out now. Not much sign of…

3rd July

…of height. Phygelius Phygelius Crinum powellii The Crinum powellii leaves have been untroubled by slugs but no flowers yet. Myrtus communis var tarentina Alongside is a surprisingly good plant of…

9th January

…(WWJ 11604) is now full out and looking very fine for the time of the year. Polyspora longicarpa Myrtus communis seedlings have germinated in a stack of conifer wood. Myrtus…

2nd September

…and is a wonderful coastal plant but the temptation to call it the ‘Common Myrtle’ is overwhelming. The Common Myrtle flowers earlier in the summer and is Myrtus communis. Not…