Nepeta x faassenii (Catmint)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July, August, September
Dwarf, clump-forming plant with aromatic, sage-green leaves. Slender spikes of mauve-blue flowers. May to September. Ht.45cm.(18in.). Grow in full sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil.. Good for edging, borders and containers. Excellent for bees and butterflies.
Piptanthus nepalensis (Evergreen Laburnum)
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Semi-evergreen or deciduous, open, upright and tender shrub with leaves of three dark blue-green leaflets. Upright, terminal racemes of pea-like, vanilla-scented, bright yellow flowers emerge from hairy buds May and June. Ht.2.5mt.(8ft.). Pendant green seed pods form after flowers August to September. Best grown in full sun and well-drained soil. Grow against a warm wall and protect from cold winds.