9th June

…larger too but you would be pushed to separately identify the two if you did not know. Clearly this is a clonal variety and not a separate species as thought…

16th August

…in Daphne’s garden but with more reality as of today. Aconitum ‘Spark’s Variety’ is splendid in mid-August. Aconitum ‘Spark’s Variety’ Aconitum ‘Spark’s Variety’ The Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’ just coming out…

30th March

…final batch of 120 to 150 care articles for every genus or species/variety of plant which Burncoose Nurseries offers. In all I have written around 520 of these already over…

1st May

…above the greenhouse. Very good! Enkianthus campanulatus variety called ‘Showy Lantern’ Enkianthus campanulatus variety called ‘Showy Lantern’ A daffodil clump still out on the day we say hooray for the…

8th July

…tedious driving everywhere at 20mph on the island’s dreadful roads. The climbing Rosa ‘The Garland’ was especially good. A very old variety but it ought to be more widely grown….

14th April

…Magnolia ‘Patriot’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Woodsman’ x Magnolia ‘Patriot’ Magnolia ‘Sunsation’ just out too at the very top. This is a x brooklynensis hybrid or variety too. Magnolia ‘Sunsation’ Phillyrea…

5th April

…but not a Sorbus aucuparia variety I think. Odd that in such a cold winter the birds have ignored this tree. Could not find a definitive leaf to check. Perhaps…

1st August

…Waters’ Also the last gingko variety: Gingko biloba ‘Variegata’ with irregular variegations here and there which are by no means all over the small tree. Gingko biloba ‘Variegata’ Gingko biloba…

31st July

…is pleasant enough though if we had to choose a new variety to add. Scabiosa ‘Vivid Violet’ Scabiosa ‘Vivid Violet’ Lobelia ‘Starship Scarlet’ was selling well under cover and out…

10th June

…Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’ is also full out and has grown quickly into a floriferous small tree. Larger flowers than on any other styrax species or variety? A slight scent…