Author: Lawrence Trevanion, Australia

Early Canberra 1Y-O

Anything that flowers in August in Canberra counts as early, possibly more so this year.This is possibly my best early orange trumpet. 16_11 {(Lemon Sails x Lutana) x [(Redlands Too x Impeccable) x Silcock 1Y-O)]}   The Silcock flower is…

Growing tazettas

The name ‘Gramon’, in the series of tazettas I named, is short for Grand Monarch. I assume this series are genetically similar to Grand Monarch. They flower in winter here and benefit from a little frost protection. A shrub (Callistemon)…

Yass 2021

Hi Everyone. I visited my property at Yass today having not seen it for months due to the lockdown. This year the daffodils “growing wild” had to fend for themselves unseen by me. The kangaroos are a disaster, but for…

Winter bulbocodiums

Tazettas and the jonquil/viridiflorus hybrids like protection, so for me winter is bulbocodium season. This one may have an intersectional bulbocodium hybrid as a pollen parent. This one is Gold Step x Viriquilla The first of this type of hybrid,…