19th May

…an Echium pininana height competition a few years ago with 18ft being the tallest. These cannot be far off that. Echium pininana Echium pininana My father was also very fond…

23rd August

…brown and dead or have blown over. Not before scattering seeds everywhere though! Echium pininana Echium pininana Echium pininana Plenty of seed forming on both the original Camellia saluenensis which…

25th April

…Echium pininana Echium pininana Echium pininana First fuchsia flowers. fuchsia First flower too on a Paeonia delavayi seedling. Paeonia delavayi Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’ now at its peak. Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’ Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’…

16th May

pininana Echium pininana 2016 – CHW We have placed our and planted all the largest plants from Crug and nearly all the French large camellias without too much problem finding…

28th January

…of Zantedeschia aethiopica has recovered and is now upright. Zantedeschia aethiopica Most Echium pininana untouched by frost where sheltered from the wind. Echium pininana Unexpectedly and contrary to what I…

28th April

…April on Tresco? I wonder what the record height actually is? Echium pininana Echium pininana Staphylea x elegans is also a late flowerer compared to the rest. A tinge of…

7th May

…on Tuesday despite being in flower. Echium pininana Echium pininana 2019 – CHW In our absence Jaimie has installed the two paths to the shed in Tin Garden. We have…

7th June

…a few flowers which are more pink than blue so nearly over. The bees are busy enjoying the flower spike. Echium pininana Echium pininana Stewartia pseudocamellia just coming out into…

13th March

…x intermedia ‘Lynwood’ looking splendid. Forsythia x intermedia ‘Lynwood’ Forsythia x intermedia ‘Lynwood’ Rubus tricolor looking good with Erica arborea. Rubus tricolor looking good with Erica arborea Unfrosted Echium pininana

30th September

…The Beast.One fine clump of new Echium pininana seedlings set to produce flower spikes next year. Echium pininana seedlings Hardly an old leaf survived the blasting but here is Garrya…