21st January

…we dredged the pond. There is still a small cane or two of Arundinaria gigantea subsp. tecta above and below Rookery Gate. Chusquea gigantea is dead and Chusquea culeou has…

27th May

…Burncoose clump may now also flower and die. Chusquea gigantea Chusquea gigantea Chusquea gigantea 2018 – CHW A trip to look at aesculus species in flower in Kennel Close. What…

4th July

…really works well. Stipa gigantea Stipa gigantea Stipa gigantea Miscanthus zebrinus as a great contrast to the stipa and other grasses. Miscanthus zebrinus Miscanthus zebrinus Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ and Clematis…

3rd August

…its name with white flowers. Five to six feet tall. Very difficult to grow in a pot! Ligularia gigantea ‘Giant Scabious’ Ligularia gigantea ‘Giant Scabious’ Ligularia gigantea ‘Giant Scabious’ Perouskia…

15th April

…that had flopped onto two other plants nearby. Chusquea gigantea Chusquea gigantea Magnolia ‘Stellar Acclaim’ is rather small flowered and dull! Magnolia ‘Stellar Acclaim’ Magnolia ‘Stellar Acclaim’ Aesculus bushii with…

9th April

…in 1967. Treseders may well have got it from here originally. Camellia ‘Althaeiflora Gigantea’ Camellia ‘Althaeiflora Gigantea’ Another fine set of berries hidden away on an Aucuba japonica. Aucuba japonica…

2nd February

…(in heavy rain) on Rhododendron moupinense. Rhododendron moupinense The now dead canes (after flowering) on Chusqua gigantea are on the list to be dug out shortly. Chusqua gigantea The oak…

8th October

…the nursery to stock. We could dig a few canes here soon. Hibanobambusa tranquillans ‘Shiroshima’ Hibanobambusa tranquillans ‘Shiroshima’ Hibanobambusa tranquillans ‘Shiroshima’ Chusquea gigantea is clearly in too shady a place…

12th July

…Three and a half to four miles to the sea. The view Mrs Scott emerges from lockdown. Mrs Scott Chusquea gigantea has flowered, seeded and died here as it has…