- Usually Flowers : June, July
Deep pink plumes and mid green foliage. Great for the border. Prefers a moisture retentive soil in part shade.
Astilbe Jo Ophorst
- Usually Flowers : July, August
A vigorous clump forming variety with tall airy plumes of deep rose-purple flowers above a mound of large lobed green foliage. Plant in moist, fertile soil in full sun or part shade.
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.