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…

6th January

…in the nursery: Salvia ‘Waverley’ Salvia ‘Waverley’ Sarcococca ruscifolia Sarcococca ruscifolia Salvia confertiflora Salvia confertiflora Cornus sanguinea ‘Winter Beauty’ looking spectacular. As good as ‘Winter Fire’? Cornus sanguinea ‘Winter Beauty’…

18th February

…shrub) Clethra luzmariae Aucuba confertiflora – which we lost at Caerhays in the cold in 2012 Aucuba confertiflora Arbutus canariensis – tender Arbutus canariensis Arbutus canariensis Mahonia russellii – a…