Azalea Betty Ann Vos
Azalea (syn. Rhododendron)
- Usually Flowers : May
Compact evergreen of dense, mounded habit. Large, double, light pink-purple flowers. May. Ht.1mt.(3ft.). Grow in sun or shade and moist, fertile, well-drained acid soil. Good for patios, woodland borders and containers.
Physostegia vs. Variegata
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
- Wildlife Friendly
- Suitable for cut flowers
Upright clumps of lance shaped leaves which are variegated with white and pale green. During the Summer, spikes of neatly arranged soft pink, tubular flowers appear. Slower to spread than other varieties-forms a nice clump. Rich, moist soil-can be planted near a stream or pond.
Syringa microphylla Superba (Daphne Lilac)
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Deciduous shrub with glossy, dark green leaves. Panicles of small, rose-pink, strongly scented flowers. May to June. Ht.2m.(6ft.). Grow in sun and fertile, well-drained soil. Good for mixed borders or containers.