25th July

…a similar age and shows no sign yet of flowering. Agave americana Agave americana Agave americana Agave americana Agave americana Pimm’s and some alcoholic Mexican concoction made from the juice…

29th July

…Rhododendron excellens Rhododendron excellens But not on the second plant beside it. second plant Just a very few seeds forming on Styrax obassia which flowered poorly. Styrax obassia Still a…

22nd February

…its delightful pink catkins is growing away well by the old dog kennels. Salix gracilistyla ‘Mt Aso’ Salix gracilistyla ‘Mt Aso’ Salix gracilistyla ‘Mt Aso’ I make no apologies for…

26th June

…to perform and the third largest leaves of any species here today after Styrax serrulatus and Styrax odoratissimus. Styrax faberi Styrax faberi Styrax faberi Styrax faberi Styrax faberi 2016 –…

1st August

…Lonicera x americana Lonicera x americana Lonicera perc ‘Graham Thomas’ Lonicera perc ‘Graham Thomas’ Lonicera perc ‘Graham Thomas’ Lonicear x heckrotii ‘Gold Flame’ – if true to name? Lonicear x…

5th July

…Agave americana in 2019 but there are around 10 in flower here or putting up their huge flowering stems before they die. Agave americana Agave americana Agapanthus ‘Whitney’ was a…

1st July

…smallish blue-black leaves edged purple when you look closely. Cercidophyllum ‘Red Fox’ Cercidophyllum ‘Red Fox’ Cercidophyllum ‘Red Fox’ Styrax serrulatus nearly out. Styrax serrulatus Styrax serrulatus Magnolia virginiana has the…

10th July

…over the valley with a young aralia in the foreground. How many miles? the valley Phlox [?] and Ceanothus ‘Pearle Rose’. PHLOX x paniculata blue paradise AND ceanothus perle rose…

28th December

…one to add to the Tregothnan national collection of sasanquas. They have x vernalis but not ‘Dawn’. Camellia x vernalis ‘Dawn’ Camellia x vernalis ‘Dawn’ Camellia x vernalis ‘Dawn’ We…