30th June

…var gracilis hedge above Lower Rockery is full out now. Much less tall growing that Fuchsia ‘Riccartonii’. Fuchsia magellanica var gracilis Fuchsia magellanica var gracilis Fuchsia magellanica var gracilis A…

8th August

magellanica ‘Alba’ Fuchsia magellanica ‘Alba’ 1917 – JCW Some R decorum, Auriculatum going over, several kinds of mountain rhodo’n show flowers. 10332 is the best. Buddleia veitchii is nearly over,…

3rd May

…First flush of flower again now. Fuchsia magellanica ‘Alba’ Fuchsia magellanica ‘Alba’ Two of the four new species of Hedychium planted on the top wall last autumn seem to be…

29th March

…but a South 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…

26th May

…– Maytenus magellanica arrived from Burncoose last week. Maytenus magellanica Parastyrax sp. Nova (15185) from Crûg was acquired last year. Very expensive indeed but it has made huge growth in…

25th December

…Fuchsia 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…

27th February

…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 wall and…

6th August

…propagation. Fuchsia ‘Lady Bacon’ is 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…