Hibiscus syriacus Blue Chiffon (Tree Hollyhock)
- Usually Flowers : August, September, October
Upright, deciduous shrub with dark green leaves. Large, double, blue flowers. August to October. Ht.3m.(10ft.). Grow in sun and moist, well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil. Good for mixed borders or as specimen.
Hibiscus syriacus Ultramarine
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
Upright, deciduous shrub with oak-shaped leaves. Large, lavender-blue flowers with purple-red centre splash. July to September. Ht.2m.(6ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and well-drained, slightly alkaline soil with shelter. Good for borders and specimen.
Lathyrus vernus (Spring Pea)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Low growing, compact clump with dark green leaves. Short racemes of scented, blue-purple. pea-like flowers in clusters. April to May. Ht.40cm.(16in.). Foliage dies down after flowering. Grow in sun or light shade and fertile, well-drained soil. Good for front of boders and containers.