20th May

…35 years after planting. Fraxinus ornus Rhododendron ‘Fastuosum flore pleno’ full out but a bit paler than the Caerhays form. Rhododendron ‘Fastuosum flore pleno’ Rhododendron ‘Fastuosum flore pleno’ Rhododendron ‘Fastuosum

5th July

…flower today. Echium fastuosum Echium fastuosum I could find no label for this small evergreen tree. I was told it was a Melicytus which it clearly is not! evergreen tree…

26th February

…a large Echium fastuosum. Echium fastuosum Echium fastuosum Hebe ‘Wiri Charm’ full out. Hebe ‘Wiri Charm’ Hebe diosmifolia also full out and a new one to me. Compact habit and…

10th May

…will be fine like last year. The third year running they have performed a week too soon! Enkianthus 2017 – CHW A good picture of Echium fastuosum sent to us…

29th May

…‘Fastuosum flore pleno’ The double ponticum Rhododendron ‘Fastuosum flore pleno’ Rhododendron ‘Hotei’ Rhododendron ‘Hotei’ Compact yellow Rhododendron ‘Hotei’ Rhododendron loderi Rhododendron loderi Rhododendron loderi A loderi type in great profusion…

1st June

…in the garden at Burncoose. Rhododendron ‘Gwilt King’ Rhododendron ‘Gwilt King’ The double flowered Rhododendron fastuosum ‘Flore Pleno’. Rhododendron fastuosum ‘Flore Pleno’ Our own bred Rhododendron ‘Penvose’ named after an…

April 2018 Irish trip ( Day 2)

…of the house. east end of the house east end of the house Dead echiums from the cold – this was Echium fastuosum. Echium fastuosum The largest Cordyline australis I…

12th July

…idea for dealing with leylandii! leylandii hedge Echium fastuosum (Echium candicans) covered with attractive seed heads which are nearly as fine as its flowers. Echium fastuosum 2020 – CHW Just…

10th July

…garden and just how many Echium fastuosum can you stick? Soon time to restart whole areas but I guess they are struggling for cash although entry price is now £7.50…

28th October

…Decorum or its hybrids. Mag officinalis fell down on 26th behind big Fastuosum Bamboo 51 ½ ft high. Very bad storms. Camellia sasanqua very nice. 1939 JCW Been very dry…