4th May 2008
One of the smaller species of tree Lobelia, from the slopes of Mt.Kilimanjaro. I have it under cover in a pot, I don't think it would grow in the garden,
but I am told it is very easy from cuttings, so I may take a chance next year (if it survives this winter!).
12th December 2009
14th February 2010
This is unfortunately the last picture I took of it. It didn't flower and I didn't manage to root any cuttings
so the winter of 2010-11 killed my only plant. I think it was a harsh radiation frost that actually
finished it off and I could have prevented that by covering it up, but it is easy to be wise after the event.
If I ever get another opportunity to grow it I think there is a reasonable chance of success under cover.