Miscanthus sinensis Malepartus (Chinese Silver Gras)
- Usually Flowers : August, September, October
Deciduous grass. Dense mounds of large green leaves with central white stripe and thick bammboo-like canes carrying stiff upright flowers the colour of old port. August to October. Ht.1.8mt.(5.5ft.). Grow in sun and moist, fertile, well-drained soil. Very good autumn effect for borders or as specimen.
Saxifraga x urbium Variegata (Londons Pride)
- Usually Flowers : September, October, November
Rosettes of spoon-shaped leaves splashed with gold. Elegant, upright wiry stems have loose panicles of small pink flowers with red and yellow dots. May to June. Ht.30cm.(1ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for front of borders, rockeries and edging.