Penstemon Sour Grapes
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September, October
Semi-evergreen clumps of lance-shaped, bright green leaves and elegant racemes of small, tubular, magenta-blue flowers with a metallic sheen. July to October. Ht.60cm.(2ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Good for borders.
Salix caprea Pendula (Kilmarnock Willow)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
- Suitable for cut flowers
Very pendulous, dwarf tree with light brown branches bearing mid green leaves that are soft grey underneath. Large, fluffy, silver-grey catkins with prominent bright yellow anthers. April to May. Ht.2mt.(6ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good in small gardens, as specimen and cutting.