2005 (courtesy of Paul Spracklin)
After 2 weeks (end of September 2016) The plant is 2m (6ft 6in) high After 4 weeks The flower stalk is 1.52m (5ft) high and 20cms (8in) across at it's base After 6 weeks After 8 weeks. Slowing down for winter (mid November) No winter damage (6th March 2017) First signs of flowering ( April 2017)