Escallonia laevis Gold Ellen
- Usually Flowers : July, August
Evergreen shrub with yellow leaves splashed green. Dark pink flowers from July to August. Ht.2.5mt.(8ft.). Best in a sunny position, and will tolerate moist or very dry condions. Good container plant and useful on coasts and as ahedging plant.
Lavatera Magenta Magic
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Bushy, semi-evergreen shrub with grey-green leaves and dark stems. Large magenta flowers produced from black buds. June to August. Ht.1.2mt.(5ft.). Grow in sun and well-drained soil preferably with some shelter. Good for borders.
Lavatera thuringiaca Red Rum (Tree Mallow)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September, October
Vigorous, compact, semi-evergreen shrub with dark, red stems. Bright magenta, funnel-shaped flowers from July to October. Ht.1.5mt(5ft). Needs full sun and well-drained soil.