Eucalyptus gunnii (Cider Gum)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
Evergreen, conical tree. Round juvenile leaves are silver-blue maturing to long blue-green ones. White flowers in clusters with numerous stamens. July to October. Ht.25mt.(78ft.). Attractive peeling cream, pinkish and brown bark. Better grown as multi-stem tree. Grow in sun and fertile, moist, well-drained, slightly acid soil. May need some protection in cold areas. Good for specimen plant and flower arranging.
Lysimachia candela (Loosestrife)
- Usually Flowers : July, August
- Suitable for cut flowers
Rhizomatous plant producing compact rosettes of green leaves and elegant spikes of white, saucer-shaped flowers. July to August. Ht.30cm.(1ft.). Grows in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Flowers open from base upwards and are better in full sun. Good for bees and butterflies amd as cut flower.