Anchusa azurea Loddon Royalist (Alkanet)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July
Rosettes of coarsely hairy basal leaves. Sturdy, branching stems carry intense blue flowers. May to July. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Grow in full sun and moist, well-drained, fertile soil. Can be cut back hard after flowering to give repeats. Good for borders. Attractive to bees.
Cordyline australis (New Zealand cabbage Palm)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Evergreen, sparsely branched tree. Slow growing. Ht.15mt(50ft). Half hardy. Flowers are white in large, open panicles in summer, producing globose, white fruits in autumn.