Brunnera macrophylla Betty Bowring (Perennial Forget-me-Not)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Clumps of large, green, heart-shaped leaves. Tall, wiry stems bearing elegant, pure white forget-me-not type flowers. April to May. Ht.45cm.(1.5ft.). Best in light shade and moist, fertile, well-drained soil. May get second flush late summer. Good for borders and ground cover.
Echinacea purpurea White Swan (Coneflower)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September
- Suitable for cut flowers
Large, pure white flowers. June to September. Ht.60cm.(2ft.). Good for bees and butterflies. Especially good for wildflower/life gardens, prairie plantings and flower arranging.
Neillia thyrsiflora (Chinese Nine Bark)
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Spreading, arching, deciduous shrub with reddish stems and lobed leaves. Racemes of tubular or bell-shaped white flowers. May and June. Ht. 1.8mt.(6ft.). Edible fruit after flowers. Grow in sun or part shade and well-drained soil. Good for shrub borders and woodland gardens.