16th July

…set seed already while P. lanceolata are still flowering. Quite possibly they have hybridised together. Plantago lanceolata Plantago lanceolata Plantago lanceolata Plantago media Plantago media 2019 – CHW A visit…

27th July

…shedding twigs and branches in strong winds. Cunninghamia lanceolata Cunninghamia lanceolata Cunninghamia lanceolata 2018 – CHW Some new plants in the nursery today for next year’s catalogue. Around 30, mainly…

31st May

…25 to 30 years ago. Just coming out. Lonicera lanceolata Lonicera lanceolata Below the Rabbit Warren is the unusual shrubby honeysuckle (from Crug) Lonicera lanceolata. Not one to rush for…

29th July

lanceolata Freylinia lanceolata A flower bud on Hedychium gardnerianum. Hedychium gardnerianum An extraordinary Melaleuca alternifolia with ‘cotton wool’ flowers. Never seen before. Melaleuca alternifolia Melaleuca alternifolia Melaleuca alternifolia Prumnopitys taxifolia…

Royal Cornwall Show – 2022

…ibericum Primula vulgaris ‘Bradleyi’ Primula vulgaris ‘Bradleyi’ Helleborus x hybridus ‘Harrington Pink Speckled’ Helleborus x hybridus ‘Harrington Pink Speckled’ Coleonema pulcherimum Coleonema pulcherimum Coleonema pulcherimum Drimys lanceolata ‘Red Spice’ –…

4th March

…frigidorum) likewise. Borinda (Fargesia) frigida Interesting seed cones from the very ends of twigs blown off Cunninghamia lanceolata. These were on the path 30 yards from the old tree. Cunninghamia…

2nd July

lanceolata, honey bells – here its woody trunk which we have never seen on our stock plant at Burncoose by the mist houses where it is a shrub not a…

20th February

…record of the damage in the garden here. Drimys lanceolata just in flower. We used to grow this here and at Burncoose but falling trees hit both. Starting again is…

12th September

…lists to sort out. Hoya lanceolata subsp. bella in flower. Hoya lanceolata subsp. bella Viburnum x bodnantense ‘Charles Lemont’ out already. Viburnum x bodnantense ‘Charles Lemont’ Tetradium daniellii showing autumn…

10th October

…I would like to know the tree species, I think it is Cunninghamia lanceolata. There is a mass of the tiny orange ‘ping pong bats’ on a felled trunk just…