2nd September

…seeding this year.Magnolia officinalis var biloba has two small seeds. About half the size they were last year. As last year also a secondary flower. Magnolia officinalis var biloba Magnolia…

24th February

…have seen this elsewhere recently. A delicate light blue tinge. Rosemarinus officinalis ‘Severn Sea’ Rosemarinus officinalis ‘Severn Sea’ Calceolaria ‘Camden Hero’ is new to the catalogue and is growing steadily…

7th August

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2021 – CHW A possible new addition to the Labrador pack. Labrador Borago officinalis (borage)…

21st September

…Nerine masoniorum Nerine masoniorum Pseudopanax ‘Chainsaw’ Pseudopanax ‘Chainsaw’ This was labelled Rostrincula decipiens. I think it is Rostrincula dependens? Rostrincula dependens Rostrincula dependens Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Capri’ Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Capri’ Persicaria…

21st July

…see bare patches sprayed off on the A30. Crocosmia Crocosmia Crocosmia A cyclamen flower in July? cyclamen Borago officinalis or culinary Borage is a common wildflower here but not a…

27th October

…presents. I know nothing about orchids! orchids orchids 2017 – CHW The seed on Magnolia officinalis ‘Biloba’ is still not ripe and splitting. Magnolia officinalis ‘Biloba’ Squirrels open up the…

6th February

…saw Cornus officinalis full out in flower last week. Here Cornus mas is just starting to show while C. officinalis is over already. Cornus mas Cornus mas A large plant…

27th March

…was out high up. The flowers are white but had been frosted. Paulownia fortunei Magnolia officinalis ssp. biloba still in tight bud thankfully. Magnolia officinalis ssp. biloba An elderly Magnolia…

29th September

…Pinus insignis ferns have colonised this old Pinus insignis 2016 – CHW The one seed pod on the Magnolia officinalis var biloba is maturing but not yet ripe. Magnolia officinalis

12th May

…Hero’ is nicely out for Chelsea and put aside in quantity. Calceolaria ‘Camden Hero’ Calceolaria ‘Camden Hero’ Salvia officinalis ‘Albiflora’ is however too far out to go. Take off the…