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.
Leycesteria formosa (Himalayan Honeysuckle)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September
Vigorous, deciduous, thicket-forming shrub with dark green leaves. Pendant racemes of white flowers inside dark red bracts. June to September. Ht.2.5mt.(8ft.). Fragrant, purple-red berries after flowers. Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for borders and woodland settings.
Leycesteria formosa Purple Rain (Himalayan Honeysuckle)
- Usually Flowers : August, September, October, November
Large, arching, spreading, deciduous shrub. Purple and white flowers in large clusters are produced from summer to autumn. Ht.1.8mt.(6ft.). Shiny purplish-black berries after flowers. Grows in full sun or partial shade on moist, well-drained soil. Drought resistant. Good for back of borders or as a screen.
Persicaria m. Red Dragon
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
An unusual, vigorous plant grown mainly for it's foliage. Plum purple leaves with maroon and green patterning and an upright, spreading habit. Clusters of small white flowers in late Summer. Sun/ part shade in a well drained soil.