30th June

…tall growing that Fuchsia ‘Riccartonii’. Fuchsia magellanica var gracilis Fuchsia magellanica var gracilis Fuchsia magellanica var gracilis A clump of (I think) Iris foetida in full shade behind the yew…

8th August

…some erica hybrids which are still sold today and introduced the Spanish Erica canaliculata to Cornwall. Fuchsia magellanica ‘Alba’ Fuchsia magellanica ‘Alba’ Fuchsia magellanica ‘Alba’ 1917 – JCW Some R…

3rd May

…Fuchsia magellanica ‘Alba’ had flowers at Christmas on a leafless bush. First flush of flower again now. Fuchsia magellanica ‘Alba’ Fuchsia magellanica ‘Alba’ Two of the four new species of…

29th March

…American species too from Chile and Argentina? Fuchsia magellanica var molinae Fuchsia magellanica var molinae This salvia (or could it be a buddleia?) species came from Burncoose but we have…

25th December

magellanica ‘Alba’. Fuchsia magellanica ‘Alba’ The ground below the original Camellia sasanqua ‘Narumigata’ is covered in white petals but there are still more than plenty flowers left. Camellia sasanqua ‘Narumigata’…

27th February

…grandiflora varieties looks fantastic. Magnolia grandiflora As do the two magnolias above the wall. magnolias above the wall magnolias above the wall Fuchsia magellanica ‘Alba’ full out on the top…

26th May

…the 1920s. A new species of Maytenus – Maytenus magellanica arrived from Burncoose last week. Parastyrax sp. Nova (15185) from Crûg was acquired last year. Very expensive indeed but it…

6th August

…not a climber like our Fuchsia ‘Lady Boothby’ which is. It appears to be a Fuchsia magellanica variety which is entirely hardy and may well not die down at all…