Flowering banana!

29 Jun

Going round to see my brother and sister-in-law at the old house, which still has a lot of plants I haven’t had the pots to clear out yet, I did NOT expect to see this:




Some other views, this of the Catalpa, Tetrapanax, Pittosporum tobira and Clematis armandii:


The Paulownia was cut back this year, with all but one of the growth buds pinched off and it has responded the way it should, with leaves a couple of feet across and growing:



I love me an unfurling fern crozier, these are on Blechnum chilense:



And an overall view of the area I haven’t yet cleared of plants for my brother and co, you see that the area nearest the house is now a patio:



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