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.
Cercidiphyllum japonicum Pendulum (Weeping Katsura Tree)
- Usually Flowers : March, April
Lovely weeping tree with heart-shaped leaves that are tinted red when young and mature lush green. Ht.10m.(30ft.). Leaves turn to fantastic shades of yellow and red in autumn with burnt sugar aroma. Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained acidic soil. Shelter from strong winds. Spectacular specimen tree especially when grown next to ponds or streams.
- 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.
Lupinus Manhattan Lights
- Usually Flowers : June
- Suitable for cut flowers
Clumps of palmate, mid-green leaves. Upright, dense spires of scented, purple and yellow flowers. June. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for borders, cutting and bees.