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.
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September
Vigorous, evergreen shrub with glossy, dark green leaves bronzing slightly in winter. Large racemes of fragrant, tubular, white flowers are produced from June to September. Ht.3mt.(10ft.). Best in a sunny,fertile, well-drained position. Good in coastal regions and as a hedging plant.
Iris Sable (Tall Bearded and Intermediate Bearded)
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Scented flowers. Black-purple falls with purple standards. A lighter centre is highlighted by an orange-tipped blue-purple beard. June to July. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Best in a hot, sunny and well-drained position.