There is a plant in Area 1G labelled 'Dainty'. All the above blooms were photographed on the same occasion. They are not the full extent of its repertoire. The name 'Dainty' has been used for at least three different varieties and this one should correctly be 'Dainty' (California). It was selected as a sport of … Continue reading Tricoloured trials.
This was the first thing I saw when I reached the species section yesterday, Camellia caudate, around 3m tall, lying on its side. Though rarely flowering, its superb foliage has made it one of my favourites. It was growing in an area that is always wet, probably from springs underground. Looking at the base of … Continue reading More wind damage.
I have put pictures up for another section at Mount Edgcumbe, 1L. It is a bit longwinded to slot in pictures to an existing entry so I am waiting until I have the majority in a section before putting anything up. A lot of stuff is starting to flower now and I am snapping away, … Continue reading Another small step