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That's all coming on nicely Sprig
That's a lovely thing to find with a new house
See my comment tabby cat
I find it a bit shy flowering. I like the leaves this year but not the blackened mess I get at the end of some winters. When it's good it's splendid. Out of the 15 or so years it's been there it's been splendid twice
It opened up for me next time round. I think you're right Dove.
It's their moment, I've got lots, anyone want some
I won't open up for me Glyn and it's too small for me to see
Rosie, I think I'm going to need a meet up at a staging post somewhere. My plants are too big for artjak's stacking system. It's not urgent, I can get a few more collected yet and still fit them in my car.
I'll have to have another try, I'd really like one
You can hack privet back really hard and it will come back. The further you cut it back the more likely it is to fill in the sides, but cut the sides back as well.
That's Acanthus mollis. Mine has never looked so good in spring as it does this year