Buddleja davidii Black Knight (Butterfly Bush)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
Vigorous, deciduous, arching shrub with dark green leaves felted white on the underside. Dense clusters of fragrant dark violet-purple flowers mid summer to autumn. Ht.5mt.(15ft.). Prefers full sun on most soils.
Corylus maxima Purpurea (Purple Leaved Hazel)
- Usually Flowers : January, February
Vigorous, deciduous shrub or small tree with deep purple leaves. Purplish catkins with yellow anthers hang from bare branches in late winter. Ht.6mt.(20ft.). Edible nuts form in autumn. Grow in full sun or partial shade on fertile, well-drained soil. Good for hedging or as specimen plant.