Calycanthus floridus (Carolina Allspice)
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Well branched deciduous bush with aromatic, glossy, apple-green leaves. Very aromatic red-purple flowers. June to July. Ht.3mt.(10ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, well-drained soil with protection from severe frost. Good for sheltered borders, specimen or woodland plantings.
Eryngium Big Blue
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
- Wildlife Friendly
- Suitable for cut flowers
A big bold sea holly with large steel blue flowerheads surrounded by prickly silvery blue bracts above silvery green foliage. Branching. Stiff habit. Prefers a well drained soil.
Syringa meyeri Pallibin (Korean Lilac)
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Compact, slow growing deciduous shrub with dark green leaves. Many clusters of fragrant, lavender-pink flowers. May to June. Ht.1.5mt.(5ft.). Grow in sun and fertile, well-drained, slightly alkaline soil. Good for borders, courtyards and butterflies.
Syringa pubescens subsp. patula Miss Kim
- Usually Flowers : March, April, May, June
Small, mounded, deciduous shrub bearing mid-green leaves that turn maroon in autumn. Small, single, fragrant, pale-purple flowers produced early spring and fade to almost white by early summer. Ht.1.5mt.(5ft.). Grow in full sun on fertile, well-drained neutral to slightly alkaline soil. Good for front of shrubbery, as a specimen or in the rock garden.