Clerodendrum bungei Pink Diamond (Glory Flower)
- Usually Flowers : August, September
Compact, deciduous shrub with beautiful heart-shaped, lime-green leaves variegated in shades of cream and white. Huge clusters of fragrant, pink flowers from ruby-red buds. August to September. Ht.1mt.(3ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil with protection from cold. Good for warm borders and containers.
Clerodendrum trichotomum fargesii (Glory Flower)
- Usually Flowers : August, September, October
Large shrub or small tree with dark green leaves, bronzed when young. Masses of fragrant, starry white flowers with green sepals. August to October. Ht.6mt.(20ft.). Bright blue berries after flowers, surrounded by rich maroon, star-shaped calyces. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil with shelter. Good for back of boder or as specimen.
Francoa sonchifolia Pink Giant (Bridal Wreath)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
- Suitable for cut flowers
Rosettes of deeply lobed, evergreen leaves. Long spikes of long lasting, large, pink bi-coloured flowers. July to September. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and well-drained soil. Good for borders, woodland plantings or as cut flower.
Houttynia cordata chameleon
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September
Grown mainly for its foliage. Spreading rhizomes makes this a good ground cover plant for woodland or by streams or ponds. Has small white flowers June to September. Ht 8' 20cm Spread 35' 90cm
Muscari latifolium (Grape Hyacinth)
Bulbous perennial with solitary, semi-erect, inversely lance-shaped, mid-green leaves. Dense racemes of oblong or urn-shaped violet-black flowers and crowns of paler, sterile flowers. March. Ht.15cm.(6in.). Grow in sun and well-drained soil. Good for edge of borders, woodland areas or containers.