29th July

…flower colour! Melianthus villosus Melianthus villosus Melianthus villosus Melianthus villosus Muehlenbeckia complexa with a flower! No idea if it is a male or a female flower? Muehlenbeckia complexa Muehlenbeckia complexa…

9th August

…beautiful and striking. Salvia confertiflora Salvia confertiflora Salvia confertiflora Melianthus villosus setting seed. This was grown from seed from Ventnor Botanic Garden. Not as tall growing as Melianthus major but…

28th July

…seen this on our Burncoose stockplant. Melianthus major Melianthus major Melianthus major Firmania simplex in full flower. Note the huge leaves with five lobes. Firmania simplex Firmania simplex Firmania simplex…

5th July

Melianthus major Melianthus major Plenty of seed heads forming on Acacia dealbata overhanging the garden. Acacia dealbata Hypericum ‘Hidcote’ and Jasminum officinale affine flowering nicely together outside the doorway into…

8th July

…year this was a huge 6-7ft tall clump of Melianthus major. The cold has reduced it just to a couple of tiny shoots from the old roots. Mostly dead. Melianthus

11th July

…freshly split and re-potted agapanthus in The Beast but not their Melianthus major or much else.The new plants which we should consider for our next catalogue include:Achillea ‘Terracotta’ Achillea ‘Terracotta’…

17th July

…This is the seed of Bencomia caudata which has a leaf a bit like a Melianthus. Bencomia caudata Bencomia caudata The first walnuts I have ever seen forming on a…

24th July

…is not hugely popular with the two male owners and partners. I buy a Melianthus major to make amends.Eucomis ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ is just coming out on huge stalks. Eucomis ‘Sparkling…