Aronia melanocarpa Viking (Chokeberry)
- Usually Flowers : May
Vigorous, large, deciduous shrub with glossy, toothed, dark green leaves. Masses of fragrant, white flowers. May. Ht.2mt.(6ft.). Leaves turn purple-red in autumn. Edible black berries after flowers. Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for mixed borders and containers. Fruit very good for jam, jellies and wine.
Lobelia x speciosa Russian Princess
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
- Wildlife Friendly
A stunning vibrant plant with clumps of dark crimson and green-flecked foliage, and upright stems bearing deep magenta-pink flowers. Thrives in moist and wet soil. Creates dynamic contrast. Apply a protective mulch in autumn.