Tag Archives: lupin

Late

I couldn’t walk the Hartland Peninsula without paying a visit to Westcountry Nurseries to see the National Plant Collection of Lupinus.  When I arranged this visit with Sarah Conibear in February it seemed to be perfect timing to see the … Continue reading

Posted in National Collections | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Tipping Point?

Small and perfectly formed as it was, the size of our marquee restricted the number of Collection Holders able to exhibit with us.  As well as the two covered in a previous post, we were joined by Roger Parsons with his … Continue reading

Posted in National Collections, Threatened Plants Project | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Species to cultivar

One summer, when gardens were for lounging in, I remember lying listening to a strange cracking noise which I eventually tracked down to the explosive seed capsules of some lupins.  Over the years I have carried on growning lupins but never been so … Continue reading

Posted in National Collections | Tagged , , , , , , , ,