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.
Penstemon Sour Grapes
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September, October
Semi-evergreen clumps of lance-shaped, bright green leaves and elegant racemes of small, tubular, magenta-blue flowers with a metallic sheen. July to October. Ht.60cm.(2ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Good for borders.