Achillea Terracotta (Yarrow)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September
- Suitable for cut flowers
Flowers are brown-orange, maturing to pale yellow. June to September. Ht.80cm.(2.5ft.). Grow in full sun and well-drained soil. Cut back spent flower stems for repeat flowering.
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.
Miscanthus sinensis Zebrinus (Zebra Grass)
- Usually Flowers : October
Deciduous grass. Graceful clumps of long arching green leaves with large cream bands. Striking, erect buff-silver flower plumes. October. Ht.2mt.(6ft.). Grow in full sun and moist, fertile, well-drained soil. Good at back of borders or as specimen plant. Very attractive in winter.