Crinodendron hookerianum (Lantern Tree)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July, August
Stunning, evergreen with toothed, elliptic, dark green leaves. Pendant, crimson to deep carmine-pink flowers, mostly as lantern-shaped buds, along stems. May to August. Ht.5mt.(16ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, fertile, well-drained acid soil. Good for woodland gardens. Protect in cool greenhouse or conservatory in cold areas.
Kniphofia Percy Pride
- Usually Flowers : August, September, October
This plant was bred for Alan Bloom by Percy Piper. Strong growing form of Red Hot Poker with statuesque large, yellow pokers. Grow in full sun at the back of the border. Height 120cm Spread 90cm. Can be used for cut flowers. Flowering August to October.