Anchusa azurea Loddon Royalist (Alkanet)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July
Rosettes of coarsely hairy basal leaves. Sturdy, branching stems carry intense blue flowers. May to July. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Grow in full sun and moist, well-drained, fertile soil. Can be cut back hard after flowering to give repeats. Good for borders. Attractive to bees.
Asplenium scolopendrium Angustatum (Harts Tongue Fern)
Smallish rosettes of erect to arching, deep glossy green evergreen fronds ruffled at edges. Ht.45cm.(1.5ft.). Grow in shade and moist, well-drained, alkaline soil. Can grow on chalk soils. Good for shady, damp areas and under other plants.
Asplenium scolopendrium Undulatum (Harts Tongue Fern)
Smallish rosettes of erect to arching, deep glossy green evergreen fronds undulated along length. Ht.45cm.(1.5ft.). Grow in shade and moist, well-drained, alkaline soil. Can grow on chalk soils. Good for shady, damp areas and under other plants.
Synthyris missurica stellata
- Usually Flowers : March, April, May
Evergreen, rhizomatous perennial forming mounds of rounded, kidney-shaped, deep green leaves. Abundant spikes of bell-shaped, dark violet-blue flowers. March to May. Ht.25cm.(10in.). Grow in part to full shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for woodland plantings, front of shady borders, rock gardens and peat beds.