2nd December

…hot dry location. Olearia lacunosa Olearia lacunosa Oreopanax sectifolius has grown quickly and is touching the roof in the frame. Oreopanax sectifolius Oreopanax sectifolius A liner of Camellia brevistyla var….

10th December

…dull plant as I said before but excellent to break up wind in an exposed clearing as here. The seeds are a fringe benefit perhaps. Olearia solandrii Olearia solandrii Still…

30th August

…planting. It will soon be time to remove it as it has done its job. Slightly golden leaves and bark. Tiny but prolific flowers. Olearia solandri ‘Aurea’ Olearia solandri ‘Aurea’…

28th January

…solandri growing together. Clematis cirrhosa var. balearica and Olearia solandri Clematis cirrhosa var. balearica and Olearia solandri Further foliage frost damage on the wall climbing Smilax discotis. That is what…

30th April

…x suntense white form of Abutilon x suntense The Olearia scillionensis is full out beside the car park already. A bit too early for butterflies to enjoy it today! Olearia

The Cornwall Garden Society spring show

…dark purple flowers. Pittosporum fasciculatum Coprosma virescens – tiny leaves. Coprosma virescens Alseuosmia banksii – yellowish ‘fuchsia-like’ flowers. Alseuosmia banksii Alseuosmia banksii Olearia erubescens – not yet out. Olearia erubescens…

15th December

…have worked it out first this year. Cornus capitata Trachycarpus wagnerianus showing up well in front of Olearia solandri. Trachycarpus wagnerianus Nearly all the leaf has fallen now on Styrax…

13th June

…mountain sage, just coming out by the shop. It hardly looks like a buddleia! I guessed Olearia at first. Another species to propagate for the catalogue which I suspect butterflies…